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June 2013

Published on June 28, 2013 Written by Jacob Kriss Posted in Industry
The Empire State Building. Credit: Ami's via Flickr

Here’s our weekly collection of green building clips:

Empire State Bldg's energy savings beat forecast, Crain’s New York Business. The LEED Gold-certified New York City landmark saved $2.3 million on its energy costs in 2012 and $2.4 million in...

Published on June 28, 2013 Written by Joseph Crea Posted in LEED

Washington, D.C. — (June 28, 2013) — In an effort to accelerate sustainable development around the world, the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), creators of the LEED® green building rating system, is adding a new layer to its LEED Earth campaign to offer free LEED certification to the first Platinum projects that certify using...

Published on June 28, 2013 Written by Anonymous Posted in Center for Green Schools

Note: This article originally ran in Green Building & Design Magazine. View the original article.

When we began planning the Back to School Issue, we wanted a guest editor who was an expert in both education and sustainability, who had experience in...

Published on June 28, 2013 Written by Howard Frumkin Posted in LEED

Today we released “Health is a Human Right. Green Building Can Help,” a report from USGBC’s Green Building & Human Health Summit earlier this year that explores ways to promote and protect human health in relation to the built environment. More than 100...

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