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The Road to D*scover
By Janet Wiens

The interior design profession is one of discovery. Professionals seek new materials to make buildings stronger and more aesthetically pleasing; more environmentally friendly products and processes; and new talent to build upon the creative genius of earlier generations.

The search for new talent also involves an investment in mentoring younger design professionals and students. Throughout the years …

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USGBC Opens Building Performance Partnership
The U.S. Green Building Council's Building Performance Partnership program engages owners and managers of commercial and residential LEED-certified buildings and helps to optimize the performance of the facilities through data collection, analysis and action.
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ASID Opens Registration for Nationwide Job Shadowing Program
Pairing student members with interior design professionals and industry partners, the program—RealWorld DesignWeek—empowers students to succeed in the industry and build relationships with the design community … providing them with the tools to jump-start their careers.
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SBIC Announces Call for Entries for 'Beyond Green'
The Sustainable Buildings Industry Council's Beyond Green High-Performance Building Awards program recognizes the initiatives that shape, inform and catalyze the high-performance building market, as well as the real-world application of high-performance design and construction practices.
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Designtex Goes Carbon Neutral
The New York-based textile and surface solutions company recently announced that it has reduced the greenhouse gas footprint of its operations to net zero.
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August 10, 2010

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