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November 16,2012

The American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) has published QAG-2-12, Voluntary Quality Assurance Processing Guide for Polyamide...

November 16,2012

The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) has approved the newly developed safety and performance standard for educational seating: ANSI/...

November 16,2012

More than half of the respondents to a survey of members of the Green Building Council in 62 countries expect green projects to comprise 60% of...

November 09,2012

The ANSI/BIFMA e3-2012 Furniture Sustainability Standard now includes an additional point for furniture products that meet a new, lower...

November 09,2012

The U.S. Green Building Council expects to substantially revise LEED next year, requiring builders beginning in 2015 to take new and more-detailed...

November 09,2012

The Construction Specification Institute’s sustainability practice group is offering a webinar Nov. 20 on EPA’s WaterSense Program, featuring Lynn...

October 31,2012

A new mapping tool from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a Boston design firm can calculate rooftops' capacity for solar energy.

October 31,2012

The demand for green roofs and living walls is expected to climb from $5.3 billion in 2011 to $7.7 billion in 2017, according to a report from Lux...

October 25,2012

The city of Nashville, Tenn., is promoting the installation of green roofs through a measure providing a $10 reduction in a property's sewer fees...

October 25,2012

As buildings become more efficient and begin to use distributed electricity generation, they will need to become “smarter,” using operating...