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Starbucks' Reclamation Drive-Thru in Tukwila, WA is green, thought provoking and sustainable.
December 15, 2014
LEED for Retail may be USGBC’s best strategy when it comes to raising consumer awareness of LEED.
When treated as a valuable resource, rainwater can be managed as part of a low impact development and green infrastructure strategy.
December 9, 2014
Looking for those water efficiency points in your next LEED design? Here are 6 reasons to consider rainwater management beyond just improved water efficiency!
The 2006 Investment Tax Credit (ITC) offers a 30% tax credit for both residential and commercial solar projects.
December 3, 2014
The Solar Investment Tax Credit (SITC) directly affects the green building industry. Here’s what you need to know to help keep this important financial incentive around.
Looking to curl up with a good book this winter? Check out these eco-classics!, What Has Nature Ever Done for Us?, The Boom, Smart Cities, The Sixth Extinction, Blessing the Hands That Feed Us, The New Net Zero, Lake/Flato Houses, Water 4.0, The Conscience Economy
December 1, 2014
From fracking to the slow food movement to international sustainable architecture, we’ve got your readers' needs covered.
Tiny Houses are conceptually interesting because they maximize the use of space using creative and efficient design.
November 23, 2014
Tiny houses are often the epitome of sustainable living, but such small square footage doesn’t work for everyone. That doesn’t mean you can’t apply these principles to any LEED project.
The environmental benefits from renewable energy generation are certified and tracked through RECs.
November 20, 2014
RECs are needed to prove that your electricity really is green. They're also key for certain LEED credits. Here’s your quick guide to understanding LEED and RECs.

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