Building Industry Urges Congress to Support Economic Stimulus
Economic recovery must include policies focused on building construction: That’s the message building industry representatives recently sent in a letter to Congressional leaders.
Coalesse Showroom Awarded LEED Gold
With the goal of achieving LEED certification, the project team that created the company’s Chicago showroom in The Merchandise Mart understood the importance of lowering long-term operating costs by using efficient infrastructure and building materials.
IIDA CEO to Address Students
Cheryl Durst, LEED AP, executive vice president and CEO of the International Interior Design Association, is slated to be a featured speaker at the University of Michigan as part of the MLK Lecture Series.
Mannington Earns Sustainability Certification
Two of the company’s carpet backing systems have been certified to the Sustainable Carpet Assessment Standard, NSF 140-2007e—a premier environmental benchmark in the flooring community.
EnvironDesign Notebook: Sneaking Outside to Find the Real Green
By Keri Luly, LEED AP
Historically, the greening of cities has primarily focused on buildings. It’s time to expand this effort into the areas surroundings those buildings—and to take a closer look at the true meaning of green.