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GBI Recognizes Chandler Airport for Sustainable Design and Construction


March 4, 2008

Sustainable Environments = Sustainable Communities.

Sustainable environments begin with sustainable communities ... by helping people ... and by helping the planet. Visit and read about what GreenGiants like Cameron Sinclair of Architecture for Humanity, and Public Architecture's Liz Ogbu are doing around the world. Share a story about your experiences. Or learn how you can become a GreenGiant.

Sustainability for the earth and the people that live on it. That's the difference between just being 'green' and being a GreenGiant.

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GBI Recognizes Chandler Airport for Sustainable Design and Construction
The Chandler Airport Commerce Center was recently recognized by the Green Building Initiative for achievements in sustainable design and construction, which were identified using the Green Globes environmental assessment and rating system for commercial buildings.

AIA Los Angeles Design Awards Open to All Architects
The AIA Los Angeles Chapter encourages any architect who has projects in the Los Angeles area to enter the 2008 AIA/LA Design Awards, NEXT LA Awards, and the Cultural Affairs Commission Awards. Submissions are due April 25, 2008.

Beaulieu Commercial to Solely Use Green Energy
In a move consistent with the company's commitment to environmental leadership, Beaulieu Commercial has become the first commercial carpet manufacturer to replace 100 percent of the energy used to power its operations with cleaner, sustainable renewable energy.

Bretford Introduces New Extranet Site
The password-protected site ( gives Bretford’s channel partners confidential and customized access to endless information … ranging from 24/7 order status and training modules to product pricing and a myriad of sales and marketing tools.


EnvironDesign Notebook: The Chemicals We Live In (Part II)

By Keri Luly, LEED AP

Continuing the discussion about how chemicals impact our health and what we can do about it.

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