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January 05,2012

GreenStep Cities, a Minnesota initiative, was designed to provide greater recognition to the state's communities for achievements in meeting...

On average, green schools save about $100,000 a year on operating costs, includi
December 15,2011

On average, green schools save about $100,000 a year on operating costs, including energy and water savings.

LEED solar PVs construction worker risks
December 15,2011

Workers on these projects suffer a 24% increase in falls to lower levels during roof work, which researchers attributed to the installation of...

Maine governor Paul LePage.
December 15,2011

The FSC program is administered through the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) and requires wood to be harvested in a...

December 15,2011

Block sizes initially were limited to a maximum perimeter of 1,750 feet, with no side of the block being longer than 500 feet.

December 15,2011

The mayor of Allentown, Pa. asked the City Council to repeal a year-old ordinance that forces contractors to hire union workers for large city...

December 13,2011

The U.S. Green Building Council's (USGBC's) LEED certifications for existing buildings standard is outpacing LEED for new buildings for the first...

December 13,2011

The Roof Assembly Ventilation Coalition (RAVC) participated in the development of the code.

December 12,2011

The International Code Council (ICC) recently published the 2012 International Residential Code (IRC) that includes improved code requirements for...

Department of Energy
December 12,2011

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) issued a ruling that establishes the 2010 American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning...