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The pilot credit seeks to reward manufacturers who perform hazard and exposure assessments that can serve as a basis for developing products designed to minimize human health impacts.


The pilot credit seeks to reward manufacturers who perform hazard and exposure assessments that can serve as a basis for developing products designed to minimize human health impacts.

FM Alert: USGBC Launches New LEED Pilot Credit For Building Materials

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FM Alert: USGBC Launches New LEED Pilot Credit For Building Materials

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The pilot credit seeks to reward manufacturers who perform hazard and exposure assessments that can serve as a basis for developing products designed to minimize human health impacts.



Konami Gaming Wins Sustainable/Green Building Award

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Konami Gaming, Inc.’s newly-expanded headquarters is one of Nevada’s largest facilities to achieve complete geothermal heating and cooling.


FM Alert: ASHRAE, AIA Look To Future Of Energy Efficiency

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Building on past outreach, ASHRAE and the American Institute of Architects (AIA) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding, committing them to working together in a variety of built environment areas.


Subway Station Is First To Earn LEED® Silver Rating

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Designed as a demonstration of an environmentally responsible 21st century rail transit center, the MTA’s Fulton Center is the first subway hub in New York to achieve a LEED® rating.


Global Green Building Expected To Double By 2018

Source: buildipedia.com

Strong growth is anticipated globally and in the U.S. green building market, but the nation lags globally in measuring the benefits of building green.


DC Elementary School Gets Green Walls

D.C. Elementary School Gets Green Walls

Thanks to a donation from Suite Plants, students at Leckie Elementary School will enjoy all the benefits of an indoor living green wall.


Facility Executive of the Year 2016: Keeping Costs In Check

Facility Executive of the Year 2016: Keeping Costs In Check

In Hamilton County, OH, Ralph W. Linne, director of county facilities, tames management tasks with technology and shapes a long-term energy plan.


China’s First Green Skyscraper

China’s First Green Skyscraper.

Sustainable architecture, engineering solutions, and a unique building design come together to make the Pearl River Tower in Guangzhou, China one of the most innovative skyscrapers in the world.


Illinois Is USGBC’s Top State For LEED Green Building

Illinois Is USGBC’s Top State For LEED Green Building.

Illinois retained its top national position on USGBC’s annual Top 10 States for LEED list for the third year in a row, with 161 LEED certifications representing 3.43 square feet of certified space per resident.