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    The immediate need to reduce carbon emissions has dominated public debate around clean energy production.

  • Pyke Named Research Director for USGBC

    The Washington, D.C.-based U.S. Green Building council appointed Christopher Pyke, Ph.D., to the position of research director.

  • Abengoa Solar Inaugurates Second-Generation Solar Tower

    Abengoa Solar's first high-temperature power tower, Eureka, was unveiled today by the Andalusian Regional Government.

  • Wood/Plastic Biocomposite Compounds From JER Envirotech International And The National Research Council of Canada

    JER Envirotech International has collaborated with the National Research Council of Canada to develop wood/plastic biocomposite compounds using organic fiber byproducts and recycled plastics.

  • Clinicians and Researchers Come Together at a Sustainable Conference Center

    The Geisinger Health System's new green building is attracting the country's best health-care professionals.

  • Research Touts Suspended Ceilings' Benefits

    Research from the Ceilings & Interior Systems Construction Association, St. Charles, Ill., reveals suspended ceilings can reduce a building’s lifetime operating costs through energy and maintenance savings.

  • NAHB Research Center Names EnergyValue Housing Award Winners

    Thirteen of the nation's greenest builders now have the hardware to prove it. On Feb. 13, the NAHB Research Center announced the 13th annual EnergyValue Housing Awards (EVHA) at an evening reception during the International Builders' Show. The big winners of the night were Aspen Homes of Colorado...

  • USGBC Doubles Green Building Research Funding

    The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) announced last week that it will chip in an additional $1 million for green building research, bringing its 2008 funding to $2 million. In addition, $500,000 of the funding has been earmarked for K-12 school facility research related to occupant impacts.