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Green Starts Early in Brazoria – Part One

July 24, 2009  /  Lifestyle

When the West Brazos Junior High School opened its doors in the Fall of 2006, it became the first operational public junior high school in the state to achieve a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED®) certification.  Assistant Superintendent of the Columbia Brazoria Independent School District, Martha Buckner, stated the district’s goals;  “Our goal […]

Sustainable Market in Austin

July 10, 2009  /  Lifestyle

Austin was the first city in America to go green and embrace the U. S. Green Building Council’s Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification program.  There were deep roots and much support for sustainable products before the USGBC released the third-party benchmark rating system.

Ronald McDonald is Sustainable

July 2, 2009  /  Lifestyle

Ronald McDonald houses have helped millions of families through emotionally difficult situation for many years.  Each house reflects something about the personality and spirit of the community they serve.  People who participate in the development of Ronald McDonald habitats are truly going the extra mile for their community and for families dealing with adversity.

Red Raiders Go Green

July 1, 2009  /  Lifestyle

Texas Tech has joined the green construction in Texas movement by committing to Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED®) certification through the U.S. Green Building Council’s third party rating system.  There was never any doubt that the new Rawls College of Business high-tech building would be a first-rate facility with state-of-the-art equipment and technology, […]

McDonald’s Goes Platinum!

June 22, 2009  /  Lifestyle

Remember the ten-cent hamburger?  The world’s premier fast-food chain has once again gotten it right and what a difference it is making to employees and their surroundings.  The company’s sprawling corporate headquarters have been reconfigured renovated and now includes massive enhancements that have been adopted from recommendations made by the U.S. Green Building Council.  The […]

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