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August 08,2013

A project by the National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts (NAREIT), the FTSE Group, and the U.S. Green Building Council to jointly...

August 02,2013

Architecture firm C. F. Møller has proposed building the tallest wooden building in the world in Stockholm, Sweden. 

Nissan Americas HQ, Smyrna, Tenn., Energy Star award winner
July 17,2013

A rating system for comparative tenant energy use and a detailed evaluation of Energy Star energy management strategies are among the green...

July 10,2013

In a newly posted TED talk, wood skyscraper expert Michael Green makes the case for building the next-generation of mid- and high-rise buildings...

July 02,2013

The U.S. Green Building Council membership has voted to adopt LEED v4, the next update to the world’s premier green building rating system.

June 19,2013

A nationwide battle over forest certification standards continues to be played out nationally and in Florida with legislation passed this month....

June 17,2013

The Energy Department today launched a new Buildings Performance Database, the largest free, publicly available database of residential and...

June 05,2013

In an effort to accelerate sustainable development around the world, the U.S. Green Building Council is offering free LEED certification to the...