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Jerry Yudelson, President of the Green Building Initiative, with Grant Seiffert,
on November 21,2014

The STEP Foundation, a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing technology industry benchmarks for sustainability practices in the built environment, and the Green Building Initiative, a nonprofit organization committed to accelerating the adoption of sustainable building practices, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding.

Every aspect of the Center—location, materials, utilities, operation and use—mee
on November 12,2014

More than a decade after opening its groundbreaking Philip Merrill Environmental Center, the group is back at it with a structure designed to be net-zero water, net-zero energy, and net-zero waste.

One Bryant Park, New York. Photo: Ryan Browne, Cook+Fox Architects via Wikipedia
on October 29,2014

The Appraisal Foundation is striving to improve appraisers’ understanding of green valuation.

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Photo: M.O. Stevens via Wikimedia Commons
on November 02,2014 in Feature

M+W Group's David Gibney offers his top lessons learned from coordinating dozens of large LEED projects during the past 13 years.

The 44,640-sf Iowa Utilities Board/Office of the Consumer Advocate Building in D
on October 21,2014 in Feature
Much of the spirited discussion around LEED v4 has been centered on the Materials & Resources Credit. At least one voice in the wilderness...
All photos: courtesy Valspar
on September 02,2014 in Feature

The building’s custom-fabricated wall panels look like copper, but are actually flat metal sheets coated with Valspar’s signature Fluropon Copper...