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Adobe Headquarters Awarded Highest Honors from U.S. Green Building Council

Adobe Systems Incorporated today announced the US Green Building Council (USGBC) has awarded Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design-Existing Building (LEED) Platinum certifications for Adobe's East and Almaden headquarters towers in downtown San Jose, distinguishing Adobe as the world's first commercial enterprise to achieve a total of three platinum certifications under the LEED program.


Schools Are the Hottest Market for Green Building

McGraw-Hill Construction, part of The McGraw-Hill Companies, today will present the first phase of its newest market research conducted in collaboration with USGBC on green building, showing that education is the fastest-growing market in this sector.


U.S. Green Building Council Certifies First LEED for Homes Project in Massachusetts

The US Green Building Council (USGBC) and Conservation Services Group (CSG) today recognize a Cambridge property as receiving a certified rating in the "LEED for Homes" pilot program.


A Unique Model for Education. A Powerful Method for Design.

United by a vision of using the creative process as a means to affect positive change on a global scale, George Brown College's Institute without Boundaries (IwB) has launched the second phase of its post-graduate certificate program - the World House Project (WHP).


KJM Real Estate Launches Green Building Resource Center

KJM Real Estate, one of the country's first green real estate brokerages, hosted a party on September 21 to launch their new Green Building Resource Center that they developed in coordination with Global Green USA.


Green Building Initiative Recognizes First Materials Recovery Facility To Be Built Green in US

Today, the Summit County Government and the High Country Conservation Center celebrated a milestone when the Materials Recovery Facility (MRF) became the first recycling facility in the country to be recognized by the Green Building Initiative's (GBI) Green Globes environmental assessment and rating system for commercial buildings.


City Of San Francisco Declares September 25-30th "Green Building Week"

In an effort to advance sustainable residential building in the Bay Area, the City of San Francisco has announced plans to support the world's largest ever residential green building conference: West Coast Green.


North America's First Solar/Hydrogen Home Now Scheduled for Completion

The first solar/hydrogen home in North America received all necessary permits and is now scheduled to be completed in the fall, it was announced today by Renewable Energy International, Inc.



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