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Green building is the design and construction practice of increasing the efficiency of buildings and their use of energy, water, and materials, and reducing building impacts on human health and the environment.


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Verdigris Group Celebrates 3rd Year of Leadership in Carbon Neutral Business Practice

Published: Nov 20, 2009 – 04:27 PM EST

CHICAGO, Nov. 20 /CSRwire/ - Today, Verdigris Group, the highly-progressive and ultra-green real estate development, consulting, and brokerage company, celebrates their continued bright future of corporate social responsibility through their ongoing partnership with the Bonneville Environmental Foundation (BEF), characteristically coinciding with the U.S....

Going Green Makes Sense for Commercial Real Estate Market

Published: Nov 17, 2009 – 08:55 AM EST

TORONTO, Nov. 17 /CSRwire/ - Energy consumption in both old and new buildings can be cut by an estimated 30 to 50 percent while producing a favourable return on investments, according to a KPMG report, Climate Change: Risks & Opportunities in the Canadian...

Greenbuild 2009 Conference Goes “Carbon-Neutral” with the Help of Renewable Energy and Offset Donations

Published: Nov 12, 2009 – 12:56 PM EST

MADISON, Wis., Nov. 12 /CSRwire/ - Leonardo Academy announced today that the emissions resulting from the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC)'s annual Greenbuild International Conference & Exposition have been offset through the generous donations of carbon offsets and renewable energy certificates (RECs) from...

Green Building Activity Sustains Impressive Growth During 2009, Says New Market Assessment

Published: Nov 05, 2009 – 02:00 PM EST

OAKLAND, Calif., Nov. 05 /CSRwire/ - Green building activity has sustained impressive growth during 2009, amid a brutal construction market that has decimated other segments of the construction marketplace, according to the 2009 Green Building Market & Impact Report published by GreenerBuildings.com, a...

Abbott Saving 1 Billion Gallons of Water Annually

Published: Nov 02, 2009 – 11:00 AM EST

ABBOTT PARK, Ill., Nov. 02 /CSRwire/ - Abbott announced today that it is saving 1 billion gallons of water annually since launching a comprehensive, global effort in 2004 to preserve natural resources through reducing use of water in the production of its nutrition...

REI Round Rock and Lincoln Park Stores Awarded LEED(R) Gold Rating by USGBC

Published: Oct 27, 2009 – 01:00 PM EST

SEATTLE, Oct. 27 /CSRwire/ - REI (Recreational Equipment, Inc.), the national outdoor gear and clothing retail cooperative, today announced that its stores in Round Rock, Texas and Lincoln Park, Ill. have been awarded LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Gold certification for...

NESEA Announces Fall Sustainability Workshop Series

Published: Oct 16, 2009 – 08:44 AM EST

GREENFIELD, Mass, Oct. 16 /CSRwire/ - The Northeast Sustainable Energy Association (NESEA) is pleased to announce its Fall 2009 Sustainability Workshop Series with six workshops in five states scheduled to run in October, November and December. NESEA's sustainability workshop series serves professionals by...

Leonardo Academy LEED-EB: O+M 2009 Training

Published: Oct 06, 2009 – 04:08 PM EST

MADISON, Wis., Oct. 06 /CSRwire/ - Leonardo Academy announced its next session of Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design for Existing Buildings: Operations and Maintenance (LEED-EB: O+M) 2009 training to take place in Chicago, Illinois on November 5, 2009. This full-day program will...

Abbott Cuts Use of Oil and Coal by 35 Percent

Published: Sep 30, 2009 – 10:00 AM EST

ABBOTT PARK, Ill., Sep. 30 /CSRwire/ - Abbott announced today that it has significantly reduced its use of both fossil fuels and electricity as part of a multi-faceted, company-wide effort to safeguard the environment and reduce energy costs across all of its global...

Sundance Channel Explores Sustainable Architecture in Acclaimed Six-Part Series “e2 design,” Debuts November 10 at 8pm ET/PT as Part of the Green

Published: Sep 28, 2009 – 04:05 PM EST

NEW YORK, Sep. 28 /CSRwire/ - Sundance Channel presents the acclaimed six-part series "e2 design" in November as part of THE GREEN, its Tuesday night destination dedicated the planet we call home. Narrated by Brad Pitt, "e2 design" looks at the burgeoning sustainability...

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