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    GREEN BUILDING SCHOOL

    At the University of Florida in Gainesville, the new home for the School of Building Construction is setting an example for sustainability on campus. Rinker Hall has achieved a "gold" LEED rating from the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). Its success has raised the bar for this university's new buildings which will now be expected to meet or exceed LEED silver standards.

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    BEHNISCH IN BOSTON

    With ever-rising energy prices, commercial tenants in office buildings have begun to consider the increasing cost of heating, cooling, and lighting their spaces as a "second rent." Savvy developers and architects are responding to their concern by making new buildings far more energy efficient than in the recent past.

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    More Environment

    Green by Selection — EDC, 2005.04 Edition

    Case Study: Coating the Flynn Center — EDC, 2005.04 Edition

    Energy Star Progress Report — EDC, 2005.04 Edition

    New York’s Solar-Powered, Litter-Compacting Trash Can — Metropolis, 2005.0329

    Cal-Earth Turns Hesperia's Earth Into Homes — Hesperia Star, 2005.0329

    Wal-Mart Pitches Green Design for Vancouver — Canadian TV News, 2005.0329

    Green Globes Emerges to Challenge LEED — Environmental Building News, 2005.0324

    Greening Affordable Housing — Environmental Building News, 2005.0324

    New Study Finds Vinyl Plasticizers a Major Contaminant in Dust — Healthy Building Network, 2005.0322

    BIPV Keeps California Architecture Cool and Powered — Renewable Energy Access, 2005.0321

    Building With Awareness: The Construction of a Hybrid Home (DVD) — Syncronos Design Inc. press release, 2005.0318

    To Measure Green against Green — Oregonian at ENN, 2005.0318

    GE Honored by EPA/DOE with 2005 ENERGY STAR Awards — GE press release, 2005.0315

    Vancouver's Library Square Nominated for Green Roofs Award — Canadian Architect, 2005.0315

    Winners Are Announced for Green Dollhouse Competition — Green Dollhouse Project press release, 2005.0314

    'Green' Dwelling Not Just a Dream — Baltimore Sun, 2005.0313

    Historic Bronx Building Gets Green Roof — New York Daily News, 2005.0313

    The Kresge Foundation Green Building Initiative — AIA ArchiWire, 2005.0311

    Is There A Human Right To A Healthy Environment? — Healthy Building News, 2005.0310

    Furniture Manufacturer Helps Companies Avoid Waste — Metropolis, 2005.0307

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