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Published on July 27, 2012 Written by Jennifer Easton Posted in Media
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Benefits of LEED-Certified Homes: Savings, Value, Well-Being, Trusted

Savings: Reducing Energy...

Published on July 27, 2012 Written by Anonymous Posted in Media

When: Oct. 22-24, 2014

Where: New Orleans Morial Convention Center, 900 Convention Center Blvd., New Orleans, LA

About: USGBC’s Greenbuild International Conference & Expo is the world’s largest conference dedicated to green building....

Published on July 27, 2012 Written by Anonymous Posted in Media
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FOR COMMERCIAL BUILDING OWNERS

Overall Trends

  • The top two reasons for building green: client demand (35%) and market demand (33%).1
  • Between 2008 and 2012, there was dramatic growth in the percentage of firms that built green to achieve lower operating costs (increased to...

Published on July 26, 2012 Written by Ashley Katz Posted in Media

Healthy, high-performing buildings continue to crop up in every corner of the world

Washington, DC – (July 26, 2012) – The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) today announced that the total footprint of commercial projects certified under its LEED green building program surpassed two billion square feet. An...

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