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A new study has compiled a Top Ten Driest Cities

Read about the existing legal authorities that federal agencies can implement to improve a sustainable, green buildings agenda
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
An industry-wide standard is being set as a billion-dollar hospital uses BIM to hold down costs
The first-ever Sustainable Suite Design Competition winner showcases the best hospitality design strategies that boast environmental responsibility while enhancing the guest experience
Commercial building operators can now tap the expertise of national laboratories and private-sector technical experts to help save money and energy
Research shows that cafeteria design can go a long way in getting children to eat their fruits and vegetables
Indoor air pollution still a problem in some sustainable built environments
A new survey probes office tenants' feelings about the bathrooms in their buildings
If modification of an existing lighting system or installation of a new one has improved productivity, increased retail sales, or achieved other bottom-line benefits, enter the High-Benefit Lighting Awards Program
The EPA’s first national competition that encourages energy savings is pitting 14 buildings against one another, competing to “work off building waste”
According to IBM's survey, U.S. office buildings have failed to keep pace with the revolution in automation that pervades modern life
The American Institute of Architects and its Committee on the Environment (COTE) have selected the top 10 examples of sustainable architecture and green design
Following a decline last year, 52 percent of North American executives and managers are planning to make capital investments in energy efficiency this year
New changes accelerate and bolster the verification, testing, and enforcement aspects of ENERGY STAR
A unique K-12 magnet school allows teachers to incorporate the building's many sustainable architectural/engineering features into their lesson plans
Proposed addendum df to ASHRAE Standard 90.1-2007, Energy Standard for Buildings Except Low-Rise Residential Buildings, takes a first step in addressing inefficiency of ventilation fans and cab lighting
Database theft, network failure, and economic problems are top concerns for today’s security professionals
A new standard provides sustainable building community with multiple options to fulfill green building credits
Find out which U.S. states and localities are being recognized for demonstrating a real commitment to energy-efficient buildings

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