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07/02/2010
The Bank of America Tower is the first commercial high-rise property to earn LEED-Platinum
07/02/2010
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) will install a solar photovoltaic system in Albuquerque
06/24/2010
The $437 million Los Angeles Police Administration Building earned LEED Gold certification in May
06/24/2010
Port San Antonio has won the Base Redevelopment Community of the Year award for redeveloping the former Kelly Air Force Base
06/17/2010
A new study identifies low-cost solutions to reducing 60 percent of a hospital’s energy use
06/17/2010
How much do dripping faucets and leaks really cost you?
06/17/2010
A new 154,000 GSF state-of-the-art science center at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. started construction last month
06/10/2010
Eleni Reed was selected as the U.S. General Services Administration’s (GSA) first Chief Greening Officer this week
06/10/2010
A new study has ranked the world's countries according to their negative impact on the environment
06/03/2010

ASHRAE developed a program that assesses energy use in commercial and industrial buildings to help “close gaps between intention and operation”

06/03/2010
Geothermal hybrid heat pumps offer unmatched benefits over traditional heating and cooling systems
06/03/2010
The Georgia Institute of Technology has updated its Facilities Design Standards to meet LEED Gold standards
05/28/2010
Scientists are developing a roofing coating made from waste cooking oil that reduces energy costs both in the winter and summer
05/28/2010

A new study has compiled a Top Ten Driest Cities

05/28/2010
Read about the existing legal authorities that federal agencies can implement to improve a sustainable, green buildings agenda
05/24/2010
BOMA's latest class of 360 Performance Program designated buildings is made up of commercial properties that demonstrate best practices in building operations and management
05/17/2010
Commercial building operators can now tap the expertise of national laboratories and private-sector technical experts to help save money and energy
05/10/2010
Indoor air pollution still a problem in some sustainable built environments
05/10/2010
A new survey probes office tenants' feelings about the bathrooms in their buildings
04/30/2010
The EPA’s first national competition that encourages energy savings is pitting 14 buildings against one another, competing to “work off building waste”

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08/19/2015

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