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June 2011

Published on June 30, 2011 Written by Anonymous Posted in Industry

I want to commend and congratulate President Obama today for launching the Better Buildings Challenge, a White House driven program that will ramp up significant commitments to green building. Once again, the President is taking action and inspiring action in the building...

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 Jeremy Sigmon Posted in Industry

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-...

Published on June 6, 2011 Written by Anonymous Posted in Industry

Ever feel tongue tied when you are out there advocating for green buildings?

How do you explain the environmental, health and financial benefits of green buildings to the media? To your mom? What about to a local union rep, or a school teacher? What kind of story do you tell?

This week on June 8,...