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on April 10,2014

The Green Building Certification Institute (GBCI), which administers third-party certification for the LEED standard, and the Well Building Institute will collaborate to promote the WELL Building Standard.

on April 04,2014

The Green Building Initiative group based in Portland, Ore., met with the Department of Agriculture on a plan to include locally sourced materials in its green building standards.

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on April 04,2014

A new report from LBNL says that white roofs are three times more effective than green roofs at “cooling the globe.”

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