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San Diego Community a Model for Green Building

Del Sur, a new development of 2,500 homes, represents the next era of responsible community planning: an amenities-rich community built with environmental accountability.


BASF Near-Zero Energy Home Earns LEED Platinum Certification

The BASF Near-Zero Energy Home in Paterson, New Jersey has earned the definitive credential in the green building industry -- a Platinum score from the US Green Building Council's LEED-H rating system, making it the first single family residence on the east coast of the US and second in the country to earn this prestigious certification.


High-Efficiency Toilets to Get WaterSense Nod

The Environmental Protection Agency is releasing a final specification for the latest generation of water-saving, high-efficiency toilets.


U.S. EPA, Partners Kick Off Green Building Design Challenge

The US Environmental Protection Agency and partners are calling on the nation's architects, builders and others to participate in a competition seeking designs that facilitate reuse and minimize waste.


Airport Commissioners Adopt "Green" Building Policy Standards

The Board of Airport Commissioners today adopted a sustainable, "green" building policy that commits Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) to incorporate the highest possible Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) standards in all future construction projects at LAWA's four airports -- Los Angeles International (LAX), LA/Ontario International (ONT), LA/Palmdale Regional (PMD) and Van Nuys (VNY).


Heat and Mass Exchanger Helps Coolerado Earn Top-10 Green Building Award

The Coolerado Cooler, a revolutionary air conditioning system which features Delphi Corporation's Heat and Mass Exchanger (HMX), has been named a "Top-10" green building product for 2006 by the editors of GreenSpec and Environmental Building News.


Students Developing Cities Powered by Alternative Energy Sources

As Fort Wayne officials plan for the future of the city, 29 Indiana teams of seventh and eighth grade students plan their OWN cities of the future in preparation for the Indiana Regional Future City Competition.


Tesco USA Looks to the Sun to Power New Distribution Center

Tesco, the fourth-largest retail chain in the world, today announced it is installing a $13 million solar roof on its five-building, 820,400-square-foot distribution center under construction in Riverside.



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