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April 2013

Published on April 29, 2013 Written by Anonymous Posted in LEED

USGBC has released a new infographic to illustrate how the LEED green building rating system has contributed to the growth of an entire global industry devoted to creating a sustainable built environment.

The infographic, “LEED in Motion: Driving the Green Building...

Published on April 25, 2013 Written by Anonymous Posted in LEED
Photo by Adaptive Creative

ECO Modern Flats is sustainable living made attainable. The project not only transformed a formerly dilapidated property, but also changed the way that people in the region think about multi-family property. “ECO Modern Flats raised the bar for what people expect of a multi-family development in Northwest Arkansas,” said Linda...

Published on April 24, 2013 Written by Ashley Katz Posted in LEED
In celebration of green energy saving techniques and in support of green living,

Would you makeover a kitchen or bathroom using low flow fixtures? What about more energy efficient replacement windows or lighting? Maybe even low maintenance fiber-cement siding or a Cool roof with a lifetime warranty?

Whichever option you choose, one thing is for sure, as home renovations go, $25,000 makes a big...

Published on April 18, 2013 Written by Elizabeth Powers Posted in LEED
The Group Health Puyallup Medical Center in Puyallup, Wash., LEED Gold. Credit:

No buildings impact the health of their occupants more directly than healthcare facilities, but the existing LEED rating systems weren’t designed specifically to record and reward green medical buildings. With the first building now certified under the LEED for Healthcare (LEED-HC)...

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