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Buildings Can Play a Key Role in Combating Climate Change

Significant gains can be made in efforts to combat global warming by reducing energy use and improving energy efficiency in buildings.

Building Sector Can Play Key Role in Combating Global Warming

The right mix of appropriate government regulation, greater use of energy saving technologies and behavioural change can substantially reduce global-warming carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from the building sector, which accounts for 30 to 40 per cent of total energy use, according to a United Nations reported released today.

NYC Green Schools Guide and Rating System Announced

The NYC Department of Education and the NYC School Construction Authority have announced the publication of Dattner Architects' NYC Green Schools Guide (GSG) and Rating System, which will guide the sustainable design, construction, and operation of new schools, modernization projects, and school renovations.

Industrial Nanotech's Lead Encapsulation Technology Chosen for Commercial Office Project in Atlanta

Industrial Nanotech, Inc, an emerging global leader in nanotechnology, announced today that its Nansulate LDX lead encapsulation coating has been chosen for a commercial office project by Southern Environmental Services of Marietta, Georgia.

As Green Home Building Goes Mainstream, Haven Properties is Already There

Builders around the country are learning what Atlanta's Haven Properties has known all along - "green" is good.

Powerit Enables Industrial Customers to Participate in Utility Demand Response Incentive Programs

Powerit Solutions, LLC ("Powerit"), global leader in intelligent energy-demand management ("DM"), is helping industrial companies reap the rewards of utility company incentive programs aimed at curtailing demand for electricity at peak load times.

Building Green Made Easier With a New Roadmap

Looking to build with an environmentally smart and friendly approach? A University of Oregon professor has pooled virtually all available resources, including color images and diagrams, to help a designer pursue both passive and energy-efficient strategies.

Design Plan to Create One of South Florida's Most Progressive, Environmentally-Friendly Centers

Brown Hill Development, along with its retail partner Stanbery Development, today announced it has received final approval for the design and development of The Promenade at Lyons, a 23-acre mixed-use project that will bring upscale shopping, living and working venues to the city of Coconut Creek and create one of South Florida's most progressive, environmentally-friendly centers.

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