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Sierra Club, Green Building Council launch Cool Cities project

MILWAUKEE- Wisconsin Green Building Alliance and Sierra Club’s Cool Cities program on Monday announced the launch of the Green Building for Cool Cities collaboration. The partnership will leverage Cool Cities’ more than 200 local campaigns and USGBC’s national network of ...

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New system widens scale of energy ratings

Justin Carinci Dolan Media Newswires Portland, OR — Forty-five commercial and public buildings in the Portland-metro area bear Energy Star labels, among the most in the country. But a new energy ratings system from the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating, ...

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Creating a building that lives

Sam Bennett Daily Journal of Commerce For one man, work and life couldn’t be more inseparable. Skip Backus, chief executive of New York’s Omega Institute for Holistic Studies, traveled from upstate New York to Philadelphia to salvage a few bathroom ...

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Saving green while going green

Dustin Block dustin.block@dailyreporter.com La Crosse County’s new jail will boast many sustainable features, but it won’t have a LEED plaque to prove it. The County Board decided not to certify the building through the U.S. Green Building Council’s Leadership in ...

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Registration deadline sparks LEED interest

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