02/19/2008

USGBC Commits Additional $1 Million to Fund Green Building Research

 
February 19, 2008

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USGBC Commits Additional $1 Million to Fund Green Building Research
The U.S. Green Building Council has doubled its funding commitment for green building research grants to be awarded in 2008 to a grand total of $2 million. Of the additional $1 million in grants, $500,000 has been allocated for K-12 school facility research related to occupant impacts.
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KI Brings Food Network Chef to Cleveland and Features Local Artists in LA
KI recently joined with Bill Thomason and Associates to cook up a winter culinary event in the kitchen of Michael Symon’s American bistro, Lolita, in Cleveland. Symon, winner on the Food Network’s Iron Chef America series, gave a cooking demonstration to participants from 15 A&D firms.
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Herman Miller International Headquarters Scores LEED Gold
Herman Miller Inc. has extended its reach of LEED Gold certified building projects across the Atlantic to the United Kingdom. Its international operations headquarters, named VillageGreen, is the company's 12th facility to be awarded LEED certification by the U.S. Green Building Council and the seventh to achieve LEED Gold.
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CIDA Distributes Proposed Professional Standards 2009
The Council for Interior Design Accreditation invites community comment on proposed Professional Standards 2009 prior to final adoption. CIDA has followed an extensive and balanced process to reach this stage of the standards development project, the cornerstone of which has been community engagement.
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