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The impacts of acoustics in LEED Certified buildings extend far beyond environmental impact and can substantially benefit quality of life.
July 31, 2015
LEED encourages architects to design with acoustics, which is the science of mechanical waves including vibration, sound, ultrasound, and infrasound. 
Geckos can run up and down almost any surface cleanly, without slipping and without leaving any adhesive residue.
July 30, 2015
Biomimicry is the process of imitating natural biological models and processes, through man-made materials, structures, and systems.
The use of a “green lease”, as opposed to traditional lease, is essential to any commercial green building operation.
July 29, 2015
A green lease aligns the incentives of both the landlord and the tenant toward conservation of energy, electricity and water while encouraging efficient operations.
July 29, 2015
Here are the Top 5 highlights and links to the past week's most compelling articles on green building and LEED.
The design strategies involved in green buildings involve encouraging workers to be physically active and even encourage napping. All of which may help reduce obesity and increase productivity.
July 28, 2015
Sleep is for the weak they say... After all, it's impossible to be productive if you are, in fact, unconscious. But new research on sleep and productivity suggests otherwise.
Hillary Clinton aims to increase solar power by 700%, the equivalent of having solar panels on 25 million American homes.
July 27, 2015
Hillary Clinton is not (yet?) the Democratic National front runner for President of the United States, but she has already made climate change a central position in her campaign.

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