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Published on May 30, 2011 Written by Anonymous Posted in Center for Green Schools

In the latest issue of Education Week , American education’s newspaper of record, Katie Ash reports on the benefits of green schools to budgets and students. "Local Leaders in Sustainability: Special Report from Sundance," which came out this month and highlights green schools benefits and a five-point plan of action for local leaders...

Published on May 26, 2011 Written by Jeremy Sigmon Posted in Advocacy and policy

You can probably guess that the question of "how far to go?" with this first-of-its-kind national model green construction code attracts a lot of varied answers. In fact, this may be the biggest and most unanswered question surrounding green building code development. The question of where the green building code should fall on the stringency...

Published on May 24, 2011 Written by Anonymous Posted in LEED

Marc Gunther
Re-posted from www.MarcGunther.com

If you doubt that green buildings are a very big deal, talk to Michael Deane.

Michael is chief sustainability officer at Turner Construction...

Published on May 20, 2011 Written by Doug Widener Posted in LEED

Is there a bright spot in this recession? Related to buildings, particularly, one would be hard-pressed to find one as most new construction markets have either slowed considerably or stalled completely. Given the downturn, more building owners and managers are seeking ways to improve their existing properties both to attract and retain...

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