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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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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...

Energy Efficient and Sustainable Buildings Across the Northeast Open to the Public

Published: Sep 28, 2009 – 07:00 AM EST

GREENFIELD, Mass., Sep. 28 /CSRwire/ - The Northeast Sustainable Energy Association (NESEA) invites the public to visit local sustainable homes and other buildings across the Northeast to talk with energy-saving experts during the 2009 Green Buildings Open House on Saturday, October 3. Homeowners...

President Clinton and PACENOW Coalition Announce National PACE Bond Program at Clinton Global Initiative

Published: Sep 24, 2009 – 06:53 PM EST

NEW YORK, Sep. 24 /CSRwire/ - President Clinton today announced his commitment to a national PACE finance program as part of the Clinton Global Initiative. Property Assessed Clean Energy, known as "PACE" finance, is an innovative municipal finance program that has the potential...

Video: PNC Unveils Largest Green Wall in North America

Published: Sep 22, 2009 – 07:43 AM EST

PITTSBURGH, Sep. 22 /CSRwire/ - The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. (NYSE: PNC) has unveiled the largest green wall in North America as an innovative way to make its headquarters building more energy-efficient. To view the Multimedia News Release, go to: http://www.prnewswire.com/mnr/pncgreenwall/40156/ The...

First LEED-EB Certified Building Recertifies at Gold Level

Published: Sep 15, 2009 – 04:18 PM EST

MADISON, Wis., Sep. 15 /CSRwire/ - The National Geographic Society Headquarters, located in Washington, D.C., has officially received Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design for Existing Buildings (LEED-EB) Gold Recertification from the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). The 2009 recertification makes the National...

Rumsey Engineers Receives 2010 ASHRAE National Technology Award for First Net Zero Building in U.S.

Published: Sep 11, 2009 – 11:27 AM EST

OAKLAND, Calif., Sep. 11 /CSRwire/ - Rumsey Engineers announced today that they are the recipients of the National ASHRAE First Place 2010 Technology Award for the IDeAs Z' Building, the first net zero energy commercial office building in the U.S. ASHRAE (the American...

Acclaimed National Event Organizer Go Green Expo Launches the First Northeast Green Building & Design Show

Published: Sep 09, 2009 – 02:15 PM EST

NEW YORK, Sep. 09 /CSRwire/ - Go Green Expo, the nation's premier environmentally-focused business and consumer show, announces today the launch of the organization's first showcase exclusively designed to feature the latest goods, services, technology and information in sustainable architecture, construction and design;...

LEED-EB Gold is Earned for Hines’ One Overton Park

Published: Sep 03, 2009 – 04:05 PM EST

MADISON, Wis., Sep. 03 /CSRwire/ - One Overton Park, located in Atlanta, Georgia, owned by Franklin Street Properties and managed and leased by Hines Management, has officially received LEED-EB (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design for Existing Buildings) Gold Certification from the U.S....

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...

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