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The Merchandise Mart Chicago Receives LEED Silver Certification

Merchandise Mart Properties, Inc (MMPI) is proud to announce The Merchandise Mart Chicago, the world's largest commercial building encompassing 4_2 million square feet, has been awarded the US Green Building Council (USGBC) Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED-EB) Silver certification for existing buildings.


Citi Strikes Gold with New 'Green' Office Tower

Today Citi announced that it has reached a significant milestone in its "green" building program by earning a Gold Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification for the first time.


German Technische Universitat Darmstadt Wins DOE's 2007 Solar Decathlon

Germany's Technische Universitat Darmstadt has earned top honors in the US Department of Energy's Solar Decathlon competition on the National Mall in Washington, DC.


New Rating System to Encourage Sustainable Landscape Design

The American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA), The University of Texas at Austin's Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, and the United States Botanic Garden announced the development of a new rating system for sustainable landscape design, called the Sustainable Sites Initiative.


Citi Celebrates New LEED Certified Office Park in Irving, Texas

Today Citi announced that it has reached a significant milestone in its "green" building program by earning Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification for the first time.


EnOcean's Self-powered Wireless Technology Enables Intelligent Green Buildings

EnOcean will demonstrate its innovative self-powered wireless sensor technology for intelligent green buildings on Stand C22 at M&E 2007, The Building Services Event, taking place 10-11 October, Olympia, London.


High-Tech, Solar-Powered Homes Coming to the National Mall for DOE's 3rd Solar Decathlon

Next week, the US Department of Energy's (DOE) third Solar Decathlon will bring students from 20 of the world's leading universities to Washington, DC, to transform the National Mall into a solar village.


Green Technology Forum Releases "Nanotechnology for Green Building" Report

"The convergence of nanotechnology and environmentally sensitive 'green building' is here, it's happening now," said Dr George Elvin, director of Green Technology Forum and author of its latest report, "Nanotechnology for Green Building.



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