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November 26, 2017

Mercedes-Benz Stadium using 4,000+ Georgia Power solar panels

More than 4,000 solar panels installed by Georgia Power across the Mercedes-Benz Stadium campus will harness the power of the sun to produce renewable energy. As […]
November 26, 2017

CDC: Nearly half of world’s busiest airports have smoke-free policies

Among the 50 busiest airports in the world, 23 have smoke-free indoor policies. This means air travelers and employees at 46 percent of the world’s busiest […]
October 20, 2017

USGBC: Transportation Industry embracing sustainability through green building standards; download free report

  USGBC released its LEED in Motion: Transportation report, which focuses on industry growth in the green building sector for transportation facilities like airport terminal buildings, […]
October 20, 2017

MIT’s Urbonas’ new book examines why we need public spaces

Much of what we hear about public space comes via routine transactional politics, when officials tell us whether or not we can afford, say, parks, schools, […]
October 20, 2017

Deloitte Resources survey: 61% say customers want sustainability

The Deloitte Resources 2017 survey examined the views of American consumers and businesses about their attitudes and practices when it comes to sustainability and the use of […]
October 20, 2017

ASHRAE LowDown Showdown Challenge teams aim for net zero

Five teams competed to design and model a near net-zero energy building on an existing 43,942 Atlanta square foot office and warehouse during ASHRAE’s third annual […]
October 20, 2017

Interface lauds California carpet recycling bill

Interface, Inc. expresses its support for AB 1158, signed into law by California Gov. Jerry Brown Oct. 14. The law builds on and enhances the state’s current carpet recycling program […]
October 20, 2017

USGBC offers third-quarter LEED data in new graphic format

 The USGBC has released LEED third-quarter data in a new graphic format. It releases quarterly  LEED certification activity, broken out by achievement level, rating system and location. Additionally, […]
September 23, 2017

Washington named first LEED for Cities Platinum

Washington has been named the first LEED for Cities Platinum city in the world. Mayor Bowser was presented this honor by Mahesh Ramanujam, President and CEO of the U.S. Green […]
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