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Photo: Lance Cpl. Casey Jones, United States Marine Corps via Wikimedia Commons
on October 16,2014

Among the challenges the armed forces may face is rising sea levels that could put Navy docks and other installations under water in places like Norfolk, Va., Honolulu, and other coastal locations.

The Kennedy-Warren Apartment Building in Washington, D.C. Photo: Wikimedia Commo
on October 16,2014

The least energy efficient multifamily property may be spending $165,000 more in annual energy costs than a similar property operating the most efficiently, according to a new white paper released by Fannie Mae.

Byron G. Rogers U.S. Courthouse, Denver. Photo: courtesy GSA
on October 16,2014

LEED Silver may be used, and in some instances, the Green Globes program may be substituted, according to a new regulation by the U.S. Department of Energy.

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