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June 2011

Published on June 29, 2011 Written by Jason Hartke Posted in Industry

Forging green building market solutions and partnerships that save energy, save money and create jobs

The opportunity available in green building is like its own annual stimulus package. But instead of seizing the opportunity, we're losing $130 billion a year from inefficient buildings, according to McKinsey & Co. The...

Published on June 28, 2011 Written by Anonymous Posted in Center for Green Schools

The University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMASS) has become a true sustainable building leader over the years, setting an example for other institutions to follow. They have taken their work a step further, with the Green Building Committee at the university recently announcing the publication of...

Published on June 28, 2011 Written by Anonymous Posted in Center for Green Schools

Students at Bacon Elementary in Ft. Collins, Colo., are overflowing with green initiatives– going above and beyond to educate others about the importance of going green, and what the green features of their school can do.

The Bacon Energy Savings Team...

Published on June 28, 2011 Written by Jeremy Sigmon Posted in Advocacy and policy

First printed in the spring 2011 issue of Living Architecture Monitor
(Volume 13, No. 2)

Now that summer is in full swing, we are all hoping for a bit of calm and relaxation. But kicking off your shoes now may put you behind in the fast-...

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