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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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Hollywood Celebrity Decorator Steve Oratowski Joins Crate Interiors

Published: Aug 27, 2009 – 07:01 PM EST

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 27 /CSRwire/ - Hollywood decorator Steve Oratowski joins turnkey furnishings company CRATE Interiors as Managing Partner this month. The eco-friendly turnkey furnishings company offers affordably interior design packages for primary residences, rental properties and investment developments in resort markets throughout...

Green Building Financing Can Revive Lackluster Commercial R/E Market

Published: Aug 20, 2009 – 12:05 PM EST

WASHINGTON, D.C., Aug. 20 /CSRwire/ - Aug. 20 - The "Green" real estate investment market not only sizeable but is a potential profit boom for financial institutions, according to a four-year comprehensive investment study conducted by the Capital Markets Partnership (CMP). Green real...

Walmart and SunEdison Announce Solar Energy Pilot in Puerto Rico

Published: Aug 04, 2009 – 02:28 PM EST

PUERTO RICO, August 4 /CSRwire/ - Walmart Puerto Rico and SunEdison, North America's largest solar energy services provider, today announced plans to deploy rooftop solar systems on five Walmart PR stores with the potential for 23 stores over five years. The project will...

Habitat for Humanity International and The Home Depot Foundation Announce National Expansion of 'Partners in Sustainable Building'

Published: Aug 04, 2009 – 08:00 AM EST

ATLANTA, Aug. 4 /CSRwire.com/ - Habitat for Humanity International and The Home Depot Foundation today announced the national expansion of Partners in Sustainable Building. The $30 million green building program will provide funds and resources over a five-year period to help Habitat affiliates...

Oct 03, 2009 – Green Buildings Open House

Event Posted: Aug 03, 2009 – 03:59 PM EST

GREEN BUILDINGS OPEN HOUSE, SATURDAY, OCTOBER 3, 2009 10:00 am - 4:00 pm See how your neighbors are reducing their energy bills and carbon footprint through the power of the sun, wind, and smart building design. On Saturday, October 3, the Northeast Sustainable...

Green Buildings Open House Invites New Host Sites

Published: Aug 03, 2009 – 03:06 PM EST

Greenfield, Mass., August 3 /CSRwire.com/ - The Northeast Sustainable Energy Association (NESEA) invites home and building owners to join the 2009 Green Buildings Open House, set for Saturday, October 3. Green Buildings Open House is an annual event in which the public is...

Owens Corning Introduces New EnergyComplete(TM) Insulation and Air Sealing System to Save Energy in U.S. Homes

Published: Jul 30, 2009 – 09:00 AM EST

Contractors, builders, homeowners are already benefiting TOLEDO, Ohio, July 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Owens Corning (NYSE: OC) today introduced EnergyComplete(TM) with Flexible Seal Technology, a whole home insulation and air sealing system. Affordable for both homeowners and contractors, this innovative system combines energy savings,...

ISA Tan Tec Manufacturer of Lite(TM) Leather Announces "Topping Out" Party in Saigon

Published: Jul 18, 2009 – 04:29 PM EST

SAIGON, Vietnam - July 18, 2009 - ISA Tan Tec, the world's leading producer of high quality leather, announces the brand new ecological tannery factory to open in Vietnam in July 2009. Auspiciously located in the Binh Duong province of Vietnam, the factory...

Owens Corning Offers Zero Ozone-Depleting FOAMULAR(R) Extruded Polystyrene Insulation

Published: Jul 15, 2009 – 08:20 AM EST

TOLEDO, Ohio, July 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Owens Corning (NYSE: OC), a global leader in building materials and energy efficiency solutions, today announced it has started manufacturing zero ozone-depleting FOAMULAR(R) Extruded Polystyrene (XPS) rigid foam insulation. The new blowing agent technology developed by Owens...

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