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Crestron Fusion™ Delivers Enterprise-Wide Integrated Building Management Solution
Source: Crestron via University Business (May 24, 2012)

Green BIM: How Building Information Modeling is Contributing to Green Design and Construction
Source: McGraw Hill Construction (May 2012)
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Places to Look for Energy Losses in Commercial Buildings
Source: environmentalLeader; John McDermott (May 14, 2012)

Is this the world's smartest, greenest building?
Source: GreenBiz; Jim Sinopoli (May 10, 2012)

GSA Releases Second Review of Green-Building Certification Systems
Source: Eco-Structure; Alexandra Rice (May 9, 2012)

Creating a Green Corporate Culture
Source: ConstrucTech (April 2012)

Green lights for Libertyville Sports Complex get green light
Source: Sun Times; Ed Collins (March 29, 2012)

Buildings' 'Tower of Babel' problem: They can't share data
Source: GreenBiz; Dan Probst (March 16, 2012)

US Retrofits Worth $1tn Savings Over 10 Years, Report Says
Source: environmentalLeader (March 2, 2012)

Recent Trends in Sustainable Building
Source: environmentalLeader; Marc Karell (Feb 22, 2012)

With LEED Gold, SUNY-ESF's Centennial Hall Is Central New York's Largest Prefab Project
Source: gbNYC; Stephan Del Percio (Dec 12, 2011)

12 Cities Where Housing is Booming
Home sales are on the rise, and that is good news for CE pros.

Source: CE Pro; Maxine Giza (Nov 29, 2011)

USGBC Launches App Lab
Source: environmentalLeader (Nov 23, 2011)

New International Green Construction Code (IgCC) Development Complete
Source: IGCC (Nov 2011)

Empire State Building Achieves LEED Gold for Operations
Source: GreenSource; Paula Melton (Oct 14, 2011)

Net Zero Energy Building Certification Program Launched
Source: Eco-Structure (Oct 11, 2011)

Kohl's Wins First LEED Volume Gold, Plans 500 Certified Stores
Source: environmentalLeader (Oct 6, 2011)

Clinton, Branson Launch Major Building Energy Efficiency Projects
Source: environmentalLeader (sept 21, 2011)

Harvard First University to Boast 50 LEED Certifications
Source: GreenSource Magazine; Paula Melton (Sept 20, 2011)

Empire State Building gets gold for green-ness
Source: Crains New York Business; Theresa Agovino (Sept 13, 2011)

Can One Million Bulbs Save One Billion Dollars?
Macy's is a test case—and it could showcase how LED makers play nice with their bulb customers.

Source: Greentech Enterprise; Michael Kanellos (Sept 2, 2011)

10,000th LEED building certified
Source: Construction Magazine; Jim Austin (Sept 1, 2011)

Panasonic to Run Asia's First Green Home Energy Project
Source: GreenBiz; Leslie Guevarra (Aug 11, 2011)

U.N. Green Buildings Tool to be Considered by I.S.O.
SourceL EcoSeed (Aug 3, 2011)

United Technologies Discusses Energy Efficient Building Systems
Source: environmnentalLeader (July 18, 2011)

Siemens Hiring 400 for Green Building Tech; DOE Fund Takes 11 Products to Market
Source: environmentalLeader (July 5, 2011)

How Building Information Modeling (BIM) Helps Buildings Go Green
Source: Inhabitat; Jill Fehrenbacher (June 30, 2011)

Lewis & Clark State Office: Robust systems and good management deliver consistent energy savings (CASE STUDY: REVISIT)
Source: GreenSource Magazine; Nadav Malin (June 2011)

Radical Confidence: From Information to Intelligence in Green Buildings
Source: GreenerBuildings; Rob Watson (June 9, 2011)

Daylight-Mimicking LEDs, Recycled Concrete Net Green Building Grants
Source: GreenerBuildings Staff (May 5, 2011)

The 4 Golden Principles for Smart Building Systems
Source: GreenerBuildings; Sam Jaffe (April 14, 2011)

EPA announces stricter Energy Star standards for lighting
Source: Facilities Management Link (April 6, 2011)

Building Efficiency: Ten Trends to Watch in 2011 and Beyond
Source: Pike Research (Jan 2011)

CA Incandescent Ban, Green Building Codes Go Into Effect
Source: environmentalLeader (Jan 5, 2011)

Is LEED No Longer in the Lead?
Source: Triple Pundit; RP Siegel (Jan 4, 2011)

  16 Green Building Innovations of 2010
Source: Jetson Green; Preston (Jan 3, 2011)

How Starbucks Saves Millions a Year in Energy with LED Lighting
Source: GreenBiz; Claudia Girrbach (Dec 2, 2010)

USGBC Requests Public Comment for LEED Program Update
Source: environmentalLeader (Nov 9, 2010)

Your Guide to the New Draft of LEED
Source: Building Green; Environmental Building News (Nov 9, 2010)

LEED Roundup – Johnson Controls, Westinghouse, Medline, Frito-Lay, ASH
Source: enviornmentalLeader (Sept 17, 2010)

Spotlighting the Green Benefits of LEDs
Source: GreenBiz; Claudia Girrbach (Sept 2, 2010)
Published September 02, 2010

IBM and Tridium, Inc. to Develop New Systems for Energy-Efficient Buildings
Source: IBM (July 28, 2010)

Microsoft Teams Up on Energy Monitor
Source: Electronic House; Steven Castle (July 28, 2010)

U of L's Duthie Center for Engineering gets LEED Gold certification
Source:  Business First of Louisville (July 28, 2010)

Efficiency Retrofits for Commercial Buildings Could Save $41.1B
Source: environmentalLeader (July 23, 2010)
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Long Island Town Fights To Keep Energy Efficiency Program
Source: OnEarth; Emily Gertz (July 14, 2010)

Higher Ed Sets Power Goals
July 12, 2010 By Housley Carr
Source: GreenSource Magazine; Housley Carr (July 12, 2010)
Originally published in Engineering News Record

UCSD Saves $900,000 with Energy Dashboard
Source: environmentalLeader (June 30, 2010)

Cisco shows off home energy device, sets utility trial
Source: Connected Planet; Rich Karpinski (June 29, 2010)

DOE Announces $76M for Energy-Efficient Building Technologies and Training Programs
Source: SustainableBusiness.com (June 21, 2010)

Johnson Controls' Energy Efficiency Indicator Goes Global
Source:  GreenerBuildings Staff (June 3, 2010)

New Study Explores Value of 'Recycling' Old Buildings
Source: GreenerBuildings ( June 3, 2010)

SmartSynch to Deploy SmartMeters in TX
Source: environmentalLeader (May 28, 2010)

It Isn't Easy Grading Green Nations
Source: GreenSource Magazine; B.J. Novitski (May 20, 2010)

Intel Achieves First LEED Gold for Design Center
Source: environmentalLeader (April 23, 2010)

EPA Announces New Guidelines for Energy Star Homes
Source: EPA (Apr 19, 2010)

Australian laws to promote building efficiency
Source: Reuters; James Grubel (Mar 18)

IBM and Johnson combine to create efficient building solutions
Source: TELECOMWORLDWIRE (Feb 23, 2010)

NORESCO to Implement $34 Million in Energy Upgrades on Capitol Hill
Source: PR Newswire (Feb 22, 2010)

All New Office Depots to be Built to Energy Efficient, LEED Standards
Source: environmentalLeader (Feb 22, 2010)

Could poorly performing projects kill green building?
Daily Journal of Commerce; Mark Rossolo (Feb 18, 2010)

U of L building gets Gold LEED certification
Source: Business First of Louisville (Feb 18, 2010)

Obama Administration to Create Building Efficiency Research Center
Source: GreenerBuildings (Feb 17, 2010)

New Association to Support, Promote Green Building Products
Source: GreenBiz (Feb 17, 2010)

Honeywell Adds Smart Grid Application to Its Prestige Programmable Thermostat System
Source: PR Newswire (Feb 17, 2010)

First LEED Hotel in Quebec is a Holiday Inn Express
Source: Green Lodging News (Jan 31, 2010)

Cree, Dow, GE Get Millions in Tax Credits for Cleantech, Green Building Products
Source: GreenerBuildings (Jan 20, 2010)

Six Key Lessons on Green and Energy Efficiency Retrofits
Source: GreenerBuildings; Leanne Tobias (Jan 20, 2010)

National Grid HQ Gets LEED Platinum
Source: environmentalLeader (Jan 15, 2010)

California's Building Code Turns a Deeper Shade of Green
Source: GreenerBuildings (Jan 14, 2010)

15 Veterans Affairs Medical Centers Attain Green Globes Certification
Source: GreenerBuildings (Jan 12, 2010)

Embracing Sustainability: Good for the Bottom Line
Source: Facility Matters; Lee Kaufmann (Winter 2010)

College Facilities Make the Green Grade
Source: environmentalLeader (Dec 29, 2009)

U.S. Green Building Activity to Grow 146% by 2013
Source: environmentalLeader (Dec 29, 2009)

Convention Centers Put Green Into Energy Efficiency
Source: environmentalLeader (Dec 28, 2009)

Building Value: How Energy Efficiency Measures Enhance Real Estate Portfolios
Source: GreenerBuildings (Dec 24, 2009)

Raleigh Convention Center Among Elite Group to Earn LEED Certification
Source: Green Lodging News; Glenn Hasek (Dec 23, 2009)

City Drops Mandatory Retrofits But Passes Greener, Greater Buildings Plan
Source: greenbuildingsNYC (Dec 10, 2009)

Berkeley Lab gets $16M for building energy use facility
Source: San Francisco Business Times; Steven E.F. Brown (Dec 10, 2009)

New Study: Green Buildings Generate More Green – They Lead to Increased Productivity
Source: Sustainable Building; A. Siegel (Nov 4, 2009)

Passivhaus: The Top 5 Barriers to Growth In The US
Source: The Green Economy Post; Jessalyn Dingwell (Oct 27, 2009)

'Green' Building Retrofits To Be 20-30% of Commercial Projects By 2014
Source: environmnetalLeader (Oct 23, 2009)

'Green Cities California Unveils Best Practices Website
Source: GreenerBuildings; Leslie Guevarra (Oct 21, 2009)

Earthster, the Next Sustainability Rating Tool
Source: The Green Workplace (Oct 18, 2009)

Proving LEED Works: Productivity Gains in LEED/Energy Star Buildings
Source: Real Life LEED (Oct 12, 2009)

UGC: Green Cost Premium Disappears
Source: GlobeSt.com; Paul Bubny (Oct 6, 2009)

Taking the Pulse Interest in building-performance metrics is reaching fever pitch as operational-data reporting is incorporated into requirements.
Source: GreenSource Currents: First Read; David Sokol (Sept 2009)

The Second Time Around: Congress's stamp of approval for the sustainable retrofit of buildings bears good tidings for green-collar jobs
Source: GreenSource; David Sokol (Sept 2009)

Universities of Toledo, Minnesota Embrace Eco-buildings
Source: environmentalLeader (Sept 23, 2009)

USGBC Wants an Environmental Label for Every Building
Source: environmentalLeader (September 15, 2009)

Green building certification does not guarantee energy efficiency
Source: Triraga Insights (Sept 10, 2009)

New York Mandates Green Standards for State Buildings
Source: environmentalLeader (Sept 10, 2009)

Power For the People
Source: Financial Post; Mary Teresa Bitti (Sept 4, 2009)

Modeling Green Engineers and Designers Still Discovering Sustainable Benefits of BIM
Source: GreenSource; Diane Greer (Sept 1, 2009)
Article originally appeared on newyork.construction.com

NASA Goes for Energy Efficiency in New Building
Source: environmentalLeader (Aug 26, 2009)

Are There Any Risks In Building Green?
Source: Green Building Elements; Chris Bacavis (Aug 24, 2009)

River Crest Elementary School earns LEED® Gold
Source: Wisconsin Business; Hoffman, LLC (Aug 21, 2009)

The Promise of Energy Ace's LEED Guarantee
Source: GreenerBuildings; Chris Cheatham (Aug 21, 2009)

Dell Cuts Power Use by 48M KWH, Saves $5.8M
Source: environmentalLeader (Aug 13, 2009)

POV: Green Listings and Certifications
Source: InfoComm International via Sound & Video Contractor (Aug 10, 2009)

USPS Unveils NYC's Biggest Green Roof
Source: environmentalLeader (July 27, 2009)

Software Helps Green Builders Track LEED Projects
Source: environmentalLeader; July 16, 2009

Lighting Retrofit to Save Kendall-Jackson $100K Annually
Source: environmentalLeader (July 12, 2009)

Cisco Wants to Transform Energy Demand and Use with Smart Buildings
Source: environmentalLeader (July 3, 2009)

Energy Star Homes Save $250M on Utility Bills in 2008
Source: environmentalLeader (July 3, 2009)

Feds Put Solar Energy Projects on 'Fast Track'
Source: environmentalLeader (July 1, 2009)

Green Building Retrofits Represent a Potential $400B Market
Source: environmentalLeader (June 18, 2009)

The Visionaire: New York City's First LEED Platinum-Certified Condominiums
Source: greenbuildingsNYC via GreenSource Magazine (June 3, 2009)

Carlisle Energy Services and Solyndra, Inc. Enter Contract to Deliver Photovoltaic Systems for Commercial Cool Roofs
Source: Solyndra (November 17, 2008)

2008 Top Ten Green Building Projects
Source: American Institute of Architects

US Green Building Council Launches Nationwide Green Schools Effort
USGBC (September 4, 2008)

Green: The Color of Money Sound & Communications Talks about AV in Green Building

Da-Lite Screen Company Sales Team & Employees Attains LEED AP Certification
Rental and Staging: Weekly News

Green Buildings May Be Cheapest Way to Slow Global Warming
Scientific American; David Biello (March 17, 2008)

Palazzo's LEDs Help it Rank as Largest LEED Structure
PLSN News

PANDUIT Hosts Groundbreaking Ceremony for new Worldwide Headquarters in Tinley Park
Reuters (June 12, 2008)


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