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Friday Roundup: New Vikings Stadium, Green Building Trends, Hospital to Save Big on Bills

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Minneapolis. Credit: philipshannon via Flickr
Minneapolis. Credit: philipshannon via Flickr

Here’s our weekly collection of green building clips:

New Vikings stadium unveiled, Star Tribune. Check out this slideshow of renderings for the striking LEED stadium planned for Minneapolis.

LEED is changing the built world for the better, The News Journal. A LEED AP writes in the Wilmington, Del., newspaper on the transformative power of the green building rating system.

NPR Has Bees on Its Roof, but Isn’t in It for the Honey, Washington City Paper. NPR’s new headquarters in Washington, D.C., pursuing LEED, has an interesting addition to its green roof.

What are the next steps in sustainable design?, The State Journal. The column notes efforts to green existing buildings and enhance resiliency as major trends taking place in the world of sustainable design.

Stunning Photos of New LEED Gold Science Building at Potomac's German School, Bethesda-Chevy Chase Patch. USGBC Center for Green Schools Director Rachel Gutter was on hand for the LEED plaque unveiling at this incredible facility. 

New MaineGeneral hospital to save big on utility costs, Morning Sentinel. Utility bills at a new hospital in Augusta, Maine, are expected to be less than half of the current cost, thanks to LEED design.

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Jacob Kriss

Media Specialist U.S. Green Building Council

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