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Canadian Government Breaks Ground on Green Venue for 2010 Olympics

The Honourable David Emerson, Minister of International Trade and Minister for the Pacific Gateway and the Vancouver-Whistler Olympics, today participated in a groundbreaking ceremony at Hillcrest/Nat Bailey Stadium Park.


Sage Homebuilders Builds Near-Zero Energy Home

Sage Homebuilders (Sage) is building a showcase home that will help demonstrate the variety of "green" building practices and materials that are revolutionizing the home building industry.


Florida's Largest "Green" Building Set to Become Next Rockefeller Center

Miami's Foram Group has announced plans to develop Brickell Financial Centre, a two-tower office and hotel landmark of 1 1/2 million square feet.


U.S. Homebuyers Willing to Pay Premium For "Green" Homes

A survey released today by Green Builder Media and Imre Communications reveals that US homebuyers are willing to pay a premium for more environmentally friendly, green-built homes.


American Water Receives Approval For "Green" Water Recycling

American Water's Applied Water Management Group has received New York City Department of Health certification for a state-of-the-art system that recycles wastewater at Tribeca Green, a 24-story apartment building in Battery Park City at the southern tip of Manhattan.


Green Schools the Hottest Market for Green Building

Today, McGraw-Hill Construction (MHC), part of The McGraw-Hill Companies, releases the latest issue of its SmartMarket Report series, detailing its findings of market research into green building in the education construction sector.


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.


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.



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