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February 2012

Published on February 24, 2012 Written by Matt Pearce Posted in Industry

In recent years, there has been a boom in the construction industry and demand for green homes even while the real estate market continues to struggle. This is a clear sign that prospective buyers find value in green homes. Studies show that...

Published on February 23, 2012 Written by Farah McDill Posted in Center for Green Schools

By Farah McDill
Center for Green Schools UTC Fellow for Sacramento City Unified School District

Why is Theodore Judah Elementary School a Green Ribbon School? This...

Published on February 23, 2012 Written by Doug Gatlin Posted in LEED

Are you an architect? A facilities manager? A building owner?

How about a professional working in a big city high-rise? A father with kids in elementary school? An unabashed shopaholic?

Great, let’s talk LEED 2012.

The third public comment period for LEED...

Published on February 22, 2012 Written by Rachel Gutter Posted in Center for Green Schools

Six years ago, we launched the National Green Schools Campaign. Back then, if you had told me that just a few years later, several thousand people would be showing up at a national green schools conference to be keynoted by Secretary of Education Arne...

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