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The Recession and LEED® – part 2

August 28, 2009  /  Lifestyle

The Empire State Building in New York City remains one of the biggest tourist attractions in the city.  Due the immortal movies like “An Affair to Remember” and “Sleepless in Seattle” romantic couples still meet at the building.  Once the tallest building in the world, the New York City skyline would not be the Big […]

LEED® Revisions – Part 3

August 5, 2009  /  Lifestyle

LEED® v3 or LEED® Version 3 is intended to establish a more workable and standardized framework that can accommodate more building types and future market-specific requirements.  The larger goal is to encourage the use of the streamlined v3 system to address the prioritized fields.As the point credits now indicate, greenhouse-gas reduction is the top LEED® […]

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.

Why Go Green With Green Building and LEED® – O&M?

April 15, 2009  /  Lifestyle

When you hear about LEED® green building, sustainable energy or anything else having to do with “green”, it always goes hand in hand with “environmental benefits”. Unfortunately, no matter whether you care about the environment or not, what it really boils down to in most business owners’ heads is “cost”. Environmental benefits are all well […]

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