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on September 29,2014

A new report from the World Green Building Council finds “overwhelming evidence” to support office design as a significant influencer of the health, wellbeing and productivity of staff.

One Sansome Street, San Francisco. Photo: Minesweeper via Wikimedia Commons
on September 29,2014

One Sansome Street, San Francisco is the first building in the U.S. to achieve LEED Platinum v4 certification. The building is also only the second property worldwide to be awarded with v4 certification.

Photo: Riisipuuro via Wikimedia Commons
on September 29,2014

New York enacted a new law that could make firefighting a bit safer by mandating property owners inform government and first-responders when they build or rehabilitate a building using "truss-type" pre-engineered wood or timber.

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