Green Building

bradpitt

| July 1, 2014
The non-profit has partnered with the tribes to build 20 super green homes for residents...
In Rio de Janeiro, proximity to transport is key to ensuring that residents have access to jobs and opportunities within the city. Photo Credit: EMBARQ-Brazil
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| April 2, 2014
The collaborative project could inspire more homes to help reduce greenhouse emissions...
Photo credit: Wonderlane/Flickr Creative Commons

| February 18, 2014
In 2013, 1,777 commercial and institutional projects in the top 10 states earned LEED certification...
President Barack Obama's 2014 State of the Union Speech. Photo credit: C-SPAN

| January 30, 2014
The U.S. Green Building Council—which created LEED standards—believes green building deserves attention in Obama's plan...
Salt Lake City is one of 10 cities involved in the City Energy Project. Photo credit: City Energy Project/Flickr

| January 29, 2014
From Atlanta to Los Angeles, these 10 cities could collectively realize $1 billion in energy savings...
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| December 26, 2013
From building codes to more than 40 pieces of legislation, energy efficiency made lots of leaps this year...
Solar Panels on an energy efficient building in San Diego, CA. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock

Public-private partnerships with utilities, businesses and school districts provide a model of energy efficiency...
This commercial office building in Washington DC incorporates a green roof, a cistern, plantings that maximize the “curb appeal” of the façade, and reuse of captured rainwater for landscape irrigation—achieving zero stormwater runoff from a 2-year storm or less. More information is available here. Photo credit: Timmons Group, Richmond, VA

From YouTube to Whole Foods, companies all over are realizing the benefits of green infrastructure...
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Incentives for property owners who improve efficiency are set to expire. Here's why they should stick around...
Nissan recently finished a field test to see if a new system could power an office building from the LEAF electric vehicle's battery. Photo credit: Nissan

| December 4, 2013
One automaker spent the last several months powering an office building in Japan with an EV battery...
Photo credit: 2030 Palette

| November 21, 2013
The 2030 Palette makes visual recommendations for reducing emissions in built environments...
A look at what University Place in Philadelphia should like like after modifications. The building was pre-certified under the new LEED V4. Photo credit: University Place Associates

| November 20, 2013
LEED V4 adds data centers, warehouses, existing schools and retail centers to the set of green building standards...

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