Originally published in Interiors & Sources

11/13/2007

DesignFlash - 11.13.07 - Autodesk and USGBC Collaborate to Increase Adoption of Sustainable Design

 
November 13, 2007

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Autodesk and USGBC Collaborate to Increase Adoption of Sustainable Design
At the 2007 Greenbuild Expo, Autodesk and the U.S. Green Building Council presented an update on their ongoing collaboration to expand the use of technology to facilitate adoption of sustainable design and green building.
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A/E Firms Report Referrals and Networking Lead to Recruiting Success
While recruiting and hiring continue to top the list of challenges architecture, engineering and environmental firm principals are facing, they've found at least one recruiting method that works: employee referrals, networking, and word-of-mouth communication.
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BPS Manufacturing Facility Achieves Milestone with LEED Certification
Bentley Prince Street’s California mill has become the first carpet manufacturing facility in the country to receive a silver rating from the U.S. Green Building Council’s LEED Green Building Rating System for Existing Buildings. The mill is also the first manufacturing facility of any kind to be certified under LEED-EB v2.0.
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HBA Announces New Podcast Series
HBA/Hirsch Bedner Associates, one of the world’s leading hospitality interior design firms, recently announced that it is initiating a series of audio podcasts on its corporate Web site.
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Designing for the Perfect Wave
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Designing for the Perfect Wave
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