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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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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...

IBM and Cisco Collaborate on City of Amsterdam Smarter Energy Project

Published: Jul 14, 2009 – 08:18 AM EST

AMSTERDAM July 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) and Cisco today announced that they are teaming on a pilot to help the Dutch utility Nuon and the city of Amsterdam make smarter use of energy by enabling consumers to make more informed decisions...

Eco-Friendly School in Oregon Named $20,000 Grand Prize Winner in the Walmart "Earth Day Every Day School Challenge"

Published: Jun 29, 2009 – 04:29 PM EST

BENTONVILLE, Ark. - June 29, 2009 - Corvallis High School in Corvallis, Ore. has been named "America's Most Eco-Friendly School" in the Walmart "Earth Day Every Day School Challenge." According to Corvallis High School officials, the school consumes 30 percent less energy than...

The Color of Hope

Published: Jun 25, 2009 – 08:30 AM EST

PORTLAND, OR - June 25, 2009 -- YOLO Colorhouse, the independent paint company focused exclusively on zero-VOC, Green Seal approved finishes, today released a preview of its new Color of Hope interior palette. Each hue in the Color of Hope palette exudes the...

Rain Technologies Inc. RainTube Selected As Sustainable Industries 2009 Top 10 Green Building Product Award Winner

Published: Jun 24, 2009 – 06:36 PM EST

JACKSONVILLE, OR - June 24, 2009 - Award-winning business magazine Sustainable Industries today announced Rain Technologies, Inc. RainTube as one of its 2009 Top 10 Green Building Products winners. Sustainable Industries' Top 10 Green Building Products guide is an annual publication profiling industry-leading...

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