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    YALE'S GREEN ARK

    Every so often, an exceptional work of architecture emerges from an opportune convergence of just the right client working with just the right team of architects, engineers, and consultants on a building that is just right for the times. Kroon Hall at Yale University is one of these.

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    CHRISTMAN BUILDING

    For the new Christman Company headquarters in downtown Lansing, Michigan, SmithGroup set out to design modern, high-end offices within a historic building. What resulted, somewhat surprisingly, was a sustainable exemplar.

    Christman, a Lansing-based construction company, had purchased a 1928 building listed on the National Register of Historic Places, and set a modest goal for sustainable renovation: basic certification under LEED for Core & Shell.

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    UN Scientist Refutes Daily Mail Claim That Glacier Error Was Politically Motivated — Climate Progress (blog), 2010.0125

    Advancing the Flywheel for Energy Storage and Grid Regulation — New York Times, 2010.0125

    Study Examines Costs and Benefits of Algae — New York Times, 2010.0125

    Inside Indiana's Highest-Rated LEED-Certified Home. — Indianapolis Star, 2010.0125

    Energy Efficiency to Shine in 2010 — Daily News Los Angeles, 2010.0125

    The Next Page: An Acre of Possibilities, 841 Feet in the Sky — Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 2010.0124

    Climate Change: Chinese Adviser Calls for Open Mind on Causes — Guardian Unlimited, 2010.0124

    Home with Sustainable Style — Stuff, 2010.0123

    Madison's Sustainability Mirage — Isthmus Daily Page, 2010.0121

    New Report Says Green Building Design Fundamental to Carbon Cutting — Green Building Press, 2010.0121

    Meet the New, Green Modular House — East Hampton Star, 2010.0121

    California to Subsidize Solar Water Heaters — New York Times, 2010.0121

    Interview: David King — Nature, 2010.0121

    Past Decade Warmest on Record, NASA Data Shows — New York Times, 2010.0121

    Regret on Himalayan Glaciers Estimate — New York Times, 2010.0120

    San Rafael Council Passes Green-Building Reform — Marin Independent-Journal, 2010.0120

    Homeowners Wasting Money on 'Eco-Bling' Which Makes Little Difference to the Environment — Daily Mail, 2010.0120

    Studio 804 Residence in Kansas City Earns LEED Platinum Status — Infozine, 2010.0120

    Green Firms Balk at Coalition's Lobbying Effort — San Francisco Chronicle, 2010.0118

    Ski Property Faces Meltdown as Global Warming Chills the Market — Guardian Unlimited, 2010.0117

    City's Green Groundbreakers — Philadelphia Inquirer, 2010.0117

    Radon in Homes an Invisible Danger — ENN, 2010.0116

    Giant Trellises Will Be Grown on 18-Story Federal Office Building in Portland, Ore. — Los Angeles Times, 2010.0115

    Zinc Bromide: Mass Energy Storage for the Masses? — Green Energy News, 2010.0114

    For Architects This Decade, Building Efficiency Will Replace Grandiosity — Washington Post, 2010.0114

    Investors Urge Governments to Take Immediate Action on Climate Change — Guardian Unlimited, 2010.0114

    White House Will Press Ahead with Climate Bill, U.S. Negotiator Tells Investors — New York Times, 2010.0114

    Settlement Reached in Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative Lawsuit — Sive, Paget & Riesel PC (Blog), 2010.0114

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