07/13/2010

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The Missing Piece
By Rachel R. Belew

It's no secret that designing and constructing high-performing, energy-efficient, sustainable buildings and interior spaces is more important today than ever before. Green buildings lead to reduced environmental impact; healthy returns on investment for architects, designers, builders, owners, and product manufacturers; as well as substantial cost savings for end-users.

But in our haste to protect the planet, conserve natural resources, and promote clean outdoor air, one critical piece of the green building puzzle— and, arguably, the most important—is often overlooked: indoor air quality. "The greatest irony of sustainable design and construction is that...

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ZweigWhite Reveals Valuable Green Building Lessons
In the publication, 5 Must-Know A/E Lessons in Green Building, design professionals encourage their peers to change the way they look at LEED and green building.
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Johnsonite's 'Collage of Possibilities' Raises Support, Awareness
As a result of this interactive design event, hosted during NeoCon, the flooring manufacturer will donate 3,000 square feet of Harmonium xf Linoleum to Architecture for Humanity for relief efforts in Haiti.
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FSC Revises Forest Management Standard
The revised standard marks the end of a three-year review and revision process that concentrated on the myriad environmental, social, and economic values associated with forests and forest products.
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Manufacturers Team Up to Support Cancer Research
With the 10th annual Goombay Bash Fundraiser less than two months away, several leading manufacturers have teamed up to create a consortium to recruit support for The H Foundation, a nonprofit organization dedicated to raising funds for cancer research.
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July 13, 2010

 
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GREENGUARD Initiates International Presence
National Institute of Building Sciences Becomes USGBC Provider
Mannington Announces Grand Prize Winners of Design Challenge
USGBC, AIA and Architecture for Humanity Partner to Rebuild Sustainable Communities in Haiti
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USGBC Helps Empower New Generation of Green Building Leaders

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