Insights

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June 27, 2011

What is Your Regional Priority?

Since its inception in 2000, the LEED green building ...

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May 23, 2011

Buildings as Leaders at the USGBC Community Forum

At just under 6 miles from my house, I was inspired to ...

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April 18, 2011

Power Up! for a Plasma Future

After two days in sunny Florida, I just returned from ...

Green Jobs
Plasma Energy
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March 08, 2011

Visions for 2011 – Hello Village, and Bye Bye Vibrant

How will 2011 differ from years past? Jenny Sullivan ...

Eco-Green
Village Revival
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March 08, 2011

Review of LEED Neighborhood Development Rating System

Many have waited years for the release of the USGBC’s ...

LEED Rating System
Neighborhood Development
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March 08, 2011

Simply Refined – New Goals for Smart Growth

Taken from Smart Growth Principles for the 21st ...

Smart Growth
NRDC
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December 13, 2010

USGBC Hits One Billion LEED Certified Square Feet (and counting)

At Greenbuild 2010, Rick Fedrizzi boasted that the ...

USGBC
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December 13, 2010

Siemans + BMW Design A Recyclable Train Car

The Siemens Inspiro system uses light-weight aluminum ...

traincars
Recyclable
public transit
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December 02, 2010

Conservatives for Alternatives?

With the sea change in Washington, is all hope lost for ...

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November 20, 2010

Personal Highlight of Greenbuild – Meeting Paul Hawken

Paul Hawken brought a chuckle and smile to Greenbuild’s ...

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November 12, 2010

What is really behind Green Standards?

With many taking the plunge and “going green,” what ...

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November 09, 2010

New Beginnings – Sustainability “Where do we go from here?”

There is little question that the last 100 years of ...