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The Age of Accountability
By Mary Ann Lazarus and Gerry Faubert

Beyond the third-party certifications, ratings and awards, it’s the actual performance of a space that matters most. And our profession is increasingly being called to task to prove that our sustainable work lives up to its potential.


Everyone from the federal government to corporate CEOs to The New York Times are scrutinizing completed projects and asking whether they are performing as they were planned, designed, modeled—and promised....


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Green Schools Summit & Expo: Bringing Sustainability to a New Generation
Green schools—and the policies, technologies and best practices that sustain them—will be the focus of the third annual Green California Schools Summit, the largest green schools conference in the United States.
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Coalesse Achieves Additional SCS Certifications
Recently, Coalesse announced that it achieved SCS Indoor Advantage Gold Certification for its EMU outdoor furniture collections and the Last Minute Stool. SCS also awarded Gold Certification to 13 tables manufactured at its Grand Prairie plant in Texas.
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LEO A DALY Opens New Office in Abu Dhabi
The new office of the international A&D firm, located in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, will serve as the regional office for the Middle East, focusing on health care, education, hospitality, high-rise residential, aviation, corporate offices, mixed-use, and master planning.
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Teknion Opens Newly Redesigned Showroom in New York City
Teknion Corporation recently announced the official opening of its redesigned showroom in New York City, located at 641 Avenue of the Americas. Featured at the facility are innovative new designs that create healthy, productive environments.
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November 24, 2009

Find out more about the Bloom Awards
Featured Product:   Editors' Choice:
Davis Furniture’s Polar Collection Karastan Contract's Covet Collection
The scale of Davis Furniture’s Polar Collection works well for small lounge spaces. Karastan Contract continues to unite tufted modular and woven carpet in one cohesive collection with Covet.

GREENGUARD Launches Comprehensive Health-Based Certification Pilot Program
Greenbuild 2009 to Offer Numerous Opportunities for Green Building Education
2009 ARIDO Awards Honor Ontario's Best Interior Designers
USGBC Announces Winner of Sustainable Design Competition
NCIDQ Rolls Out New Exam Requirement
Study Finds Employees Working in Green Buildings More Productive
Building Sector Leaders Call for Steep Energy and Emissions Cuts
Sustainable Design Program Receives Excellence in Education Award from USGBC
Steelcase WorkLab Granted LEED Platinum Certification
Toronto Resource Center Earns LEED Gold

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