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Energy Conservation, Student Performance Top Reasons for Improving U.S. Public Schools


More than 90 percent of Americans agree that greater investments should be put toward upgrading U.S. public school buildings, according to a new poll from U.S. Green Building Council.

Chicago’s Merchandise Mart To Install Distributed Energy Storage Technology


Chicago’s iconic Merchandise Mart, one of the world’s largest commercial buildings and wholesale design centers, will install Johnson Controls’ distributed energy storage technology.

Codes, Standards Developers Align Guidelines To Create Sustainable, High-Performance Buildings

Green building codes with dollars.

Consistency will benefit the environment, code compliance, facility management professionals, builders, and designers.

Saint Paul RiverCentre And Xcel Energy Center Complex First In The World To Be LEED, Green Globes, APEX/ASTM Certified

Solar panel Minnesota stadium.

When the program began, the annual recycling rate was 15%. Now the entire complex is recycling 60% of the two million pounds of waste generated on average each year.