Environmental Protection

Green Building


Experts to Share Sustainable Building Practices at Trade Show

25th RCI International Convention & Trade Show will cover roofing, waterproofing, and exterior wall systems.

Greeting Card Company Expands Using LEED Standards

Posty Cards breaks ground on the first manufacturing facility in Kansas City, Mo., built to LEED v3 Gold building standards.

Pelosi: Talks at COP-15 Find that Clean Energy Good for Businesses

U.S. Congressional delegation talks to businesses, European lawmakers about value of clean energy legislation.

Casa Grande, Ariz., Food Facility Achieves LEED EB Gold

PepsiCo's Frito-Lay facility becomes first existing food manufacturing site to earn LEED EB gold certification.

AIA Says Green Building Programs Up 50% over 2007

Local policies to promote energy-efficient buildings continue to thrive despite prolonged economic downturn.

Sustainable Construction Waste Management Most Important Green Building Practice

According to a new report from McGraw-Hill Construction, customer demands and regulatory pressures are driving green building construction.



Companies add Advanced Buildings to Commercial Efficiency Program Offerings

The Energy Trust of Oregon and Efficiency New Brunswick have added Advanced Buildings, a suite of tools and resources on best practices in energy-efficient, high performance building design.

Biden Releases Green Jobs Report

DOL and others are drafting recommendations, which include developing an energy performance label for existing homes and allowing the cost of retrofits to be added to a homeowner's property tax bill.

4 Cogeneration Facilities Earn Energy Star Awards

EPA recognizes Calpine Corp., Mass. Corrections Department, Equity Office Properties and Patterson Farms.

Agency, D.C. to Collaborate on Watersheds, Green Programs

Agreement, stimulus funds should help District of Columbia advance its environmental priorities.

Venture to Support Solar and Wind Power in Nairobi

Kenyan trust and financing company hope to develop a new business model for sustainable development.

Better Use of Current Assets Is Greener, Consultant Says

Rider Levett Bucknall is offering free training on new environmental initiatives to government entities.

Heinz Awards $1 M for Environmental Achievements

Foundation focuses only on environment this year, with 10 recipients each receiving $100,000.

Company Offers Free Counseling, Funding for Unemployed

Everblue has established counseling services to help unemployed workers pay for and pass their LEED Green Associate Exam and will assist them in exploring job options.

ANSI, NIST Prepare for World Standards Day 2009

Standards groups highlight the critical role of standards and conformity assessment programs for environmental stewardship.

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