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September 2013

Published on September 27, 2013 Written by Jacob Kriss Posted in Industry
Boston. Bert Kauffman via Flickr

Here’s our weekly collection of green building clips:

Boston named "Most Energy Efficient City" in U.S. by American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy, New England Real Estate Journal. USGBC Massachusetts Chapter Executive...

Published on September 26, 2013 Written by Samantha Wittchen Posted in Industry

If you build it, they will play.

And if you build it on the grounds of a turn-of-the-20th-century playground located in one of the world’s largest urban parks, they’ll do so much more. 

They’ll engage with nature in a way that’s often difficult in the concrete jungle of a city. They’ll use their...

Published on September 25, 2013 Written by Anonymous Posted in Industry

In the recent couple of centuries, the greatest gap has been between the industrialized and the non-industrialized countries. Over the last two to three decades, that gap has been shrinking dramatically, and now the poor countries are growing much more rapidly than the wealthier countries. The big global story is how much progress there has...

Published on September 20, 2013 Written by Anonymous Posted in Industry

This article was originally published in EcoBuilding Pulse on September 18, 2013.

Two editors take an eight-week journey down the path to LEED accreditation.

By Hallie Busta
In a pitch to EcoBuilding Pulse’s technology editor last month, I made a case for why a person...

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