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Sustainability, Infection Prevention, Evidence-Based Design Among Trends in Healthcare Construction

The $41 billion healthcare construction industry is going green as it anticipates growing 11 percent in 2007, according to a Health Technology Center (HealthTech) study.

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.

New Geisinger Health System Building Green Center for Health Research

Geisinger Center for Health Research, a $21 million 63,000 square foot building which opened this month, signals a watershed in Geisinger's green-building commitment.

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.

Panasonic Launches New Home and Environment Company

Panasonic recently announced the formation of the Panasonic Home and Environment Company, a newly independent group that focuses on "green technology" dedicated to helping improve the energy efficacy of homes and the health of homeowners in the United States.

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.

Americans Seek Energy-Conscious Employers

When it comes to workplace benefits, an overwhelming percentage of US employees are looking for a different kind of green: not just the green in their paycheck, but an environmentally-friendly place to work.

Green Roof Display at Chicago Center for Green Technology

Tecta America Corp, the nation's leading commercial roofing contractor, headquartered in Skokie, is working in conjunction with the Chicago Center for Green Technology [CCGT] to install a living green roof display in the lobby of CCGT, located at 445 North Sacramento Boulevard in Chicago.

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