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10/29/2010

Greenbuild Conference features Gen. Colin Powell as Keynote Speaker

 
Greenbuild Conference features Gen. Colin Powell as Keynote Speaker

At the 2010 Greenbuild Conference General Powell will bring a strong message as the opening keynote speaker, as LEED Platinum affordable housing has been built in his name.  The General Colin. L Powell Apartments in South Bronx N.Y. is a 50-unit multifamily endeavor that resulted from a partnership between Habitat for Humanity-New York and Blue Sea Development.  General Powell participated in the LEED certification ceremony.

A retired four-star general, Powell has served in numerous prestigious positions including National Security Advisor under President Ronald Reagan and Secretary of State under President George W. Bush. General Powell has also committed time and energy to improving the lives of young Americans, as the founding Chairman of America’s Promise Alliance.

In addition to General Powell’s keynote, Greenbuild 2010 will feature an array of speakers and more than 100 education sessions inside the world’s largest exhibit hall devoted to green building, with over 900 exhibiting companies and 1,800 booths featuring the latest developments in green technology, sustainability, and innovation.

A Closer Look at Green Retail Facilities

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The True Costs of Building Green

 

 
10/23/2014

Study shows seven key areas to increase worker engagement. 

10/22/2014

New rule aims to eliminate the production of HCFC refrigerants. 

10/21/2014

U.S. photovoltaic costs continue to decline.

10/20/2014

The EPA looks to help improve energy and air quality during educational facility renovations. 

10/17/2014

Agency says current regulations "don't protect worker health".

10/16/2014

Scientists have developed LED bulbs free of rare earth metals.

10/15/2014

Survey shows a decrease in employees coming to work sick.

10/14/2014

New efficiency ratings available for apartment units

10/10/2014

New code to increase commercial building efficiency.

10/09/2014

Take charge of your electricity bill with these quick tips.

10/08/2014

Illumination improvements take the top award for physics

10/07/2014

Study shows equipment improvements could boost efficiency. 

10/06/2014

New device integrates batteries into solar cell design.

10/03/2014

The switch to green products comes to healthcare facilities.

10/01/2014

Photovoltaic installations serve nearly 2.7 million students

09/30/2014

Incidence of fires and property loss down from 2012

09/29/2014

Academic achievement tied to responsible reporting habits

09/26/2014

Survey shows people more careful, less satisfied in public washrooms.

09/25/2014

A new study shows that switching natural gas for coal will not significantly reduce the amount of CO2 emissions being produced. 

09/24/2014

A new study shows the carbon emission reduction policies individual states have adopted are yielding results.

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