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Why Green Building Materials Are Here to Stay

Why Green Building Materials Are Here to Stay

Editor’s Note: Contributing author Megan Ray Nichols created and writes for her own blog Schooled by Science. Green building practices and materials are growing in popularity in the United States as well as throughout the world. Indeed, given the increasing ...

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Hua Nan Bank Goes for the Gold

Hua Nan Bank Goes for the Gold

The Xinyi Central Business District in Taipei, Taiwan is home to a handful of buildings designed by well known architecture firms including C.Y. Lee & Partners of Taipei 101 fame, Paris-based Vincent Callebaut Architectures, U.S.-based Richard Meier and Partners, and ...

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2016 Events Calendar of Green Building and Related Conferences

2016 Events Calendar of Green Building and Related Conferences

Have you started to plan your business or vacation schedule for the year? There are lots of upcoming green conferences around which you can build your vacation. GAB Report has pulled together a comprehensive list of international conferences and expos that ...

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NBI’s Top 16 Getting to Zero Trends

NBI’s Top 16 Getting to Zero Trends

Each year at the New Buildings Institute (NBI), the folks get together to discuss the most significant and potentially impactful or disruptive trends that they see coming in the commercial building and energy sectors, and actions that individuals can take ...

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NZE Library as Students’ Live Learning Lab

NZE Library as Students’ Live Learning Lab

Editor’s Note: This article consists of writing from the Editor as well as WRNS Studio. In light of the upcoming Net Positive Energy and Water Conference to be held on February 18-19 in San Diego, California, I reflect upon the ...

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Getting Ready for LEED v4 in Taiwan and Beyond

Getting Ready for LEED v4 in Taiwan and Beyond

Last week, seed, the official association for LEED professionals in Taiwan, hosted its year-end event, starting off with a networking hour, followed by a keynote speech by a US Green Building Council (USGBC) representative, panel discussion on the challenges of ...

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Gas Station Transformed into LEED Gold Hotel

Gas Station Transformed into LEED Gold Hotel

If you are planning to visit Healdsburg in the wine country of Northern California, try to check out the LEED Gold certified h2hotel in between your wine tasting. Designed by award-winning David Baker Architects and selected by Fodor’s 100 Hotels ...

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Historic Rutgers University Welcomes New Green Campus

Historic Rutgers University Welcomes New Green Campus

Rutgers University is the eighth-oldest college in the United States, and one of only nine to be founded before the American Revolution. Located on the banks of the Raritan River in New Brunswick, NJ, it famously hosted the first intercollegiate ...

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