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    SUSTAINABLE HOUSING PROTOTYPES

    At the United Nations Habitat World Urban Forum in Vancouver, British Columbia, in June 2006, Living Steel announced the results of its International Competition for Sustainable Housing. Living Steel is a consortium of steel companies and associations that has teamed with the UN to find solutions to worldwide housing shortages.

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    VINYL: ANY COLOR BUT GREEN

    In the debate over the "greenness" of building materials, vinyl has become a divisive topic. The U.S. Green Building Council conducted what it termed an exhaustive study of the environmental impact of vinyl and decided to drop recommendations to avoid the use of vinyl in its LEED certification program. As a result, the USGBC has found itself at odds with some environmental groups.

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    Americans Seek Environmentally-Friendly Office Buildings — Earth Vision, 2006.0726

    Green Building 101: Materials & Resources — Inhabitat, 2006.0726

    D.C. Museum to Hold Green Building Event — Interior Design, 2006.0726

    Not-So-Little House on Prairie Shows How to Go Green — Bloomberg, 2006.0726

    Cost to Reduce Emissions Higher in Developing World — Environmental Energy Technologies Division newsletter, 2006.0726

    Balancing California's Energy — Environmental Energy Technologies Division newsletter, 2006.0726

    Lighting it Right with Smart Dust — Environmental Energy Technologies Division newsletter, 2006.0726

    A New Tool to Reduce the Likelihood of Outages — Consortium for Electric Reliability Technologies press release, 2006.0726

    Rana Creek Habitat, Part II — Inhabitat, 2006.0725

    Retail Developers See Gain in Building Green — Globe St., 2006.0725

    A Big Vision for Humane, Compact City Living Fuels Firm — Seattle Post-Intelligencer, 2006.0725

    Designing the Future — The Daily Courier, 2006.0724

    Islanders Warm Up to Green-Home Design — Honolulu Advertiser, 2006.0724

    First U.S. Building to Receive Germanyís Energy Certification — PR Web, 2006.0724

    Rana Creek Habitat Restoration and Living Architecture — Inhabitat, 2006.0723

    Healthy Buildings Pay for Themselves — San Francisco Chronicle, 2006.0723

    Green Buildings Taking the LEED in Industry — Buffalo Business First, 2006.0721

    Green Wonders of the World — BusinessWeek, 2006.0721

    NREL Solar Researcher Honored with ASES Abbot Award — National Renewable Energy Laboratory press release, 2006.0721

    A New Beacon for Londonís Energy Needs — World Architecture News, 2006.0721

    Renewable Artwork — Metropolis, 2006.0719

    Car-less In Seattle — Planetizen, 2006.0719

    Green Building 101: Materials and Resources, Part I — Inhabitat, 2006.0719

    Oregon Architect Beats Heat with Radiant Cooling — GreenBiz, 2006.0719

    Wishes Come True — EDC, 2006.0717

    Green Building Summit Set for October — Pittsburgh Business Times, 2006.0717

    Crop Cul-de-Sac — Metropolis, 2006.0717

    Recycling, Reuse Lead Building Innovations — Blue Ridge Business Journal, 2006.0717

    Forever Green — Vancouver Sun, 2006.0715

    Department of Homeland Security Facility Achieves Leed Gold — Gensler press release, 2006.0714

    The Dubai Dilemma — World Architecture News, 2006.0714

    First LEED-Certified Airport Terminal — Boston — SustainableBusiness.com, 2006.0713

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