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June 2014

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Published on June 27, 2014 Written by Jennifer Easton Posted in Industry

Building industry professionals and owners are placing increasing attention on health in design and construction plans according to a new SmartMarket report by McGraw Hill Construction. USGBC was a contributing partner to the report. 

The report, “...

Published on June 27, 2014 Written by Jennifer Easton Posted in Industry

Designing for Disaster, a new exhibit at the National Building Museum in Washington, D.C., showcases the critical role of building design and construction in protecting against hurricanes...

Published on June 25, 2014 Written by Nils Kok Posted in Industry

In 2010, I analyzed the uptake of “green” certification in the U.S. commercial property market, explaining the differences in diffusion across markets and over time. But during the past four years, much has happened. The...

Published on June 23, 2014 Written by Jennifer Easton Posted in Industry

We visited New Orleans with Make It Right, an organization that builds healthy, high-efficient and safe homes for people and communities in need.

Forty percent of LEED for Homes units fall into the affordable housing sector, and you can see 100 of them, brought to fruition by...

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