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March 19,2014

Structures built to green standards have added resilience to destructive storms because green buildings are often constructed with stronger, more...

March 19,2014

With developers in Santa Monica, Calif., looking for ways to build green more inexpensively, the city may consider alternatives to LEED such as...

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March 13,2014

The Washington, D.C.-based Environmental Policy Alliance has launched a campaign to make the claim that LEED-certified buildings are less energy...

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March 05,2014

It provides information to assist with the proper specification and use of pressure-treated Southern Pine materials. 

March 05,2014

Underwriters Laboratories (UL) Inc. reached an agreement with PRI Construction Materials Technologies LLC (PRI) through which PRI will participate...

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February 28,2014

The Green Building Initiative has released “The Guiding Principles Compliance for New Construction,” for federal buildings to help federal...

February 28,2014

The 2015 draft of the Steel Joist Institute’s “Single Joist Standard Specification for K-, LH-, and DLH-Series and Joist Girders” will be...

February 19,2014

The advancement of sustainable construction has reached a new milestone with the development of Net Positive Energy+Water, a new green building...

February 19,2014

Among the suggestions were rooftop solar energy systems and cool roofs, which could be encouraged by policies from local governments.

February 19,2014

The U.S. Green Building Council has introduced “Education @USGBC” a new educational platform.