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March 09,2011

Starbucks, Arby’s, and McDonald’s are among the top when it comes to fast food franchises implementing sustainability practices. This...

March 08,2011

The Institute for Market Transformation and the Natural Resources Defense Council announced the launch of BuildingRating.org, the world’s...

March 08,2011

BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee announced its certification as a LEED Gold campus, established by the U.S. Green Building Council and verified...

March 02,2011

Legal claims over sustainability promises vs. performance of certified green buildings are beginning to mount—and so are warnings to A/E/P...

March 02,2011

According to the U.S. Green Building Council's 2010 list of top 10 states for LEED-certified commercial and institutional green buildings per...

March 02,2011

In this rebuttal to The Green Building Adoption Rate is Slow, Find Out The Practical Reasons Why, the author argues that in fact the...

March 01,2011

The Global Green Cities of the 21st Century conference in San Francisco is filled with mayors, architects, academics, consultants, and financial...

March 01,2011

This week the USGBC launched its long-awaited LEED Interpretations process and database. LEED Interpretations are like project-specific Credit...

February 25,2011

The mile high city has a decidedly green tinge. The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) today noted that nearly 30 projects in Denver have...

February 25,2011

Procter & Gamble will pursue LEED certification for all new sites. P&G's Taicang plant in China - which is breaking ground today - is...