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July 2012

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Published on July 19, 2012 Written by Gary Olp Posted in Industry
Plano Environmental Education Center. Photo Credit: Mark Olsen

It's curious how times change. During the ‘80s, I heard about how the city of Plano was a rapidly growing example of Dallas sprawl. It was looked upon as a scourge of urban revitalization. But by the millennium, Plano had evolved to become simply the northern edge of a growing greater Dallas metropolitan area.

And just as the city’s...

Published on July 11, 2012 Written by Jennifer Easton Posted in Industry
USGBC's green office digs in Washington, DC

We're surrounded by interior design.

Take a look around you: For those of you reading this blog from your office, coffee shop down the street, or living room at home, everything from your overhead lighting to flooring represents a design decision. Given that we spend upwards of 90 percent of our time indoors, these decisions matter -...

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