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Building Green

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...
As more cities go "green", New York issues a new set of environmentally friendly recommendations

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] Cities Go...
US Green Building Council: LEED

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...
Hotel made out of trash draws a crowd in Madrid

BBC News-Hotel made entirely from rubbish opens in Madrid Madrid's Beach Garbage Hotel Constructed to Protest World's Dirty Oceans 'Garbage Warrior' Turns Trash Into Green-Built...