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September 14,2011

The Los Angeles Chapter of the nonprofit USGBC will launch its Sustainable Innovation Awards this year during the chapter's 7th Annual Green Gala...

September 12,2011

The Morgan Building roof totals 150,000-sf. In addition to a vegetated green roof, other roof areas were upgraded and included 55,000-sf of...

May 16,2011

Seattle launched a new program that will help commercial property owners and managers assess and improve building energy efficiency. Under the...

May 10,2011

Many federal agencies are struggling to convert their existing buildings to meet green standards, according to the Office of Management and Budget...

April 14,2011
The U.S. is putting greater emphasis on greening its worldwide portfolio of embassies. The U.S. State Department-affiliated League of Green Embassies...
February 07,2011

The U.S. General Services Administration launched its Sustainable Facilities Tool on Monday, Feb. 7.  The innovative online tool will make it...

February 04,2011

The U.S. Green Building Council applauded a key element of President Obama’s plan to “win the future” by making America’s...

February 04,2011

President Obama’s Better Buildings Initiative, announced February 3, 2011, aims to achieve a 20% improvement in energy efficiency in...

January 19,2011

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) has announced newly elected officers and new directors to its 2011 Board of Directors, including Elizabeth...

December 07,2010

Blue design creates places that are not just neutral, but actually add back to the world and is the future of sustainable design and architecture...