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    NATURAL LIGHT IN THE LIBRARY

    The use of natural light in libraries has traditionally been understood as a desirable building feature and a hallmark of good library design. When skillfully introduced, daylight creates an ambience of quiet contemplation and visual comfort, and links the modern library user psychologically with the pretechnological past.

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    NEW LIGHT ON THE GYM

    Providing good lighting for gymnasiums would seem to be a simple task, but designing energy-efficient, versatile systems that provide high-quality light can become rather complicated. With the advent of new light sources and fixture types, the old tools and rules of thumb become less viable.

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    More Environment

    From Countertops to Carpets, Home Decor Gets Eco-Friendly — Newsday, 2004.1223

    Energy Performance Contracting Returns for Federal Facilities — Con.WEB, 2004.1222

    Man's Creations Sit Lightly on Landscape — Iowa City Press-Citizen, 2004.1219

    Coro's 'Green' Interior Goes Gold — Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 2004.1218

    If It's Not LEED, Can It Still Be Green? — Environmental Building News, 2004.1217

    Interest from Smart Businesses in Green Roofs Is Growing — Buildings.com, 2004.1215

    Humidify Your Buildings — Buildings.com, 2004.1215

    New Grayslake Homes Aim to Combat Sprawl — Chicago Tribune, 2004.1215

    Cradle to Cradle to Washington — Forbes.com, 2004.1215

    Japan's Aichi, a Model 'Green' City — Star Online, 2004.1214

    Will the Green Building Movement Go Organic? — Healthy Building News, 2004.1209

    Low-Income-Housing Builders See Green — Forbes.com, 2004.1208

    'Hero of the Planet' Engineer Puts 'Green' Mark on Design — ENN, 2004.1207

    Bavarian Spa Awaits Its Oasis — AIArchitect, 2004.1206

    Another Great Day in Paradise: Honolulu Receives Gold Award — AIArchitect, 2004.1206

    Green & Black — Guardian Unlimited, 2004.1205

    Green Buildings Sprouting Up All Over — Cox News Service, 2004.1205

    2005 National Green Pages Gives Consumers One-Stop Shopping — Co-op America press release, 2004.1201

    Charnock's City Goes Green, Others Envy — Times of India, 2004.1201

    Dress Circle — Independent Digital, 2004.1201

    LEED Canada Rating System for Green Buildings Launched — Canada Green Building Council press release, 2004.1201

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