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Treading Water and Making a Splash - No-Kill in Austin

There are likely few if any government-operated animal shelters that reach the 90-percent-live-release target and continue at 90 percent year-over-year without difficulty. It takes people, places, programs, resources, and public will to meet the challenges. 411 more words

New Animal Shelters

3 Optimal Products to Use in Green Building

A lot goes into creating environmentally friendly structures — location, building style, and most certainly, materials. If you’re searching for optimal products to incorporate into your next green building endeavor, check out these three examples. 317 more words

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LEEDPASS Comprehensive Study Material for LEED AP Exam

Several industries use LEED, including real estate agents, architects, interior designers, facility managers, landscapers, and engineers. Both local and state governments have adopted this system for public buildings and establishments. 319 more words

5 Trends Defining the Construction Industry

Change is becoming a more welcome concept for builders, as many are embracing innovations and changing consumer tastes. To help busy professionals stay up-to-date with the latest trends in the commercial and residential sectors, we’ve compiled a list of 10 major trends driving construction. 632 more words

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New building, home for U of U law students

SALT LAKE CITY — Class looks just a little bit different for law students at the University of Utah, after they moved into a brand new building about a week ago. 290 more words

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DGS Wins U.S. Green Building Council Award

The Department of General Services has been honored with a 2015 Impact Award by the U.S. Green Building Council’s Northern California chapter.

According to the USGBC, its annual awards recognize individuals and organizations for their trailblazing work in “pushing the boundaries of the green building movement in Northern California and beyond.” 133 more words

Real Estate Services

NEVER TOO OLD TO GO GREEN

Carnegie Hall, the world renowned concert hall that has stood at 881 7th Ave. in Manhattan since 1891, has turned green with sustainability. With the help of global technology company Siemens, Carnegie Hall recently obtained the U.S. 206 more words

Sustainability