There's a great deal of talk about "building green" in the architecture and design world, but to many, this phrase may not mean a great deal. This website, created by the Building Green company, can help the uninitiated learn more about this subject. First-time visitors should click on the "Green Building Information" area. Here they can get answers to such question as "What is green?" and also...
Panel suggests 100 Ways Buildings Can Be Greener
HUD Announces the first Recovery Act Green Retrofit Grant for Multi-Family Housing
Urban Green Council [pdf]
The LEED certification is an internationally recognized green building certification which provides third-party verification that "a building or community was designed and built using strategies aimed at improving performance across all the metrics that matter most." These metrics include energy savings, C02 emissions reduction, and improved indoor environmental quality. On this site provided by...
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