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02/15/2012
During the season premiere of ABC-TV’s “Extreme Makeover: Home Edition,” First Lady Michelle Obama teamed up with Blue Ridge Log Cabins, the Fayetteville community and other military volunteers to help renovate the house to better serve the families who live there. 
02/14/2012
In an area of Western Michigan known as “Medical Mile,” the newly constructed Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital stands out among the many surrounding hospitals and medical facilities.
02/14/2012
The design for the Manassas Park Elementary School and Pre-K is based on two fundamental ideas: 1) there is no such thing as a non-teachable place; and 2) people cannot be expected to conserve something they do not understand.
02/14/2012
Facility owners and managers can benefit from understanding the basics of choosing and using portable air conditioning or “spot coolers” for a slew of applications.
12/30/2011
12/01/2011

Johnsonite® introduces Eco-Naturals Collection of rubber tiles and treads

11/30/2011
Green Education Services has accepted Ben Franklin’s challenge: to put Lead Safe Work Practices in play. Many renovators still do not know about the ill effects of lead poisoning and how the work they do can subject children, tenants, and even themselves, to this unnecessary risk. With the guidance of EPA’s RRP rule, we at Green Education Services are striving to change this, one training course at a time.
11/30/2011

While earning a LEED credential can be a valuable tool for industry professionals, passing the exams can be a challenging task for many, especially for those with limited or no LEED project experience.

11/30/2011

Currently there are a number of different publications and resources regarding Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) project certification and LEED exam prep, which can make the process of certifying a project or becoming a LEED credentialed professional, a confusing and complicated path. Below outlines four new books released by John Wiley & Sons that aim to simplify LEED certification and accreditation.

11/30/2011

Credential Maintenance is the continuing education required by the Green Building Certification Institute (GBCI) in order for individuals to keep their LEED credentials current. The LEED CMP program is meant to ensure quality control amongst the growing body of LEED Green Associates and LEED APs.

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