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March 2013

Published on March 22, 2013 Written by Batya Metalitz Posted in Industry

Water is the most essential need of living beings, yet the value we place on it is so low.

Water is cheap and easily accessible in the developed world, but it’s being wasted and contaminated at an alarming rate. In honor of World Water Day, here are some simple water saving strategies that make a difference.


Published on March 19, 2013 Written by Jennivine Kwan Posted in Industry

With LEED projects in 135 countries around the world, it is safe to say, LEED is everywhere. Even on 60 acres of bamboo forest and white tea plantations in China.

The naked Stables Private Reserve, a resort some two hours outside of Shanghai, was host...

Published on March 15, 2013 Written by Christine Branche Posted in Industry
USGBC Summit on Green Building and Human Health

Tackling the many challenges of making the construction and occupation of commercial and residential buildings in the United States green and sustainable is not an easy one, but the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) is to be congratulated for working aggressively to address them. Championing commitments to environmental sustainability, energy...

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