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To certify or not to certify, that is the question?

Apologies, William, especially on your 400th birthday, I realise this is a gross misuse of your legacy!  However, it is a question that has been preying on my mind. 648 more words

San Francisco's Public Utilities Building Not As Green As It's Supposed To Be

SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS) — San Francisco’s Public Utilities Commission met this week to talk about what has become an embarrassing predicament. It’s $200 million headquarters building isn’t as green as it was supposed to be. 126 more words


Happy Earth Day from Mericle!

Mericle started a Green Building Program several years ago with a commitment to provide lower operating costs to tenants through the implementation of eco-friendly, energy-saving measures. 51 more words

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from the CHRISTIE’S  Luxury Defined Blog

For the world’s most innovative designers and architects, green is the new black

Moments from Mecox Bay and the Hamptons finest Atlantic Ocean beaches, this newly constructed traditional cedar-shingle home is LEED certified for eco-friendly living. 10 more words
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USGBC announces new LEED pilot credit

Last week the U.S. Green Building Council announced in a press release a new pilot credit related to wood. The new pilot Alternative Compliance Path (ACP) credit is designed to help eliminate irresponsibly sourced materials from the building material supply chain, such as illegal wood. 227 more words

Profile Response: Gail Vittori, Center for Maximum Potential Building Systems, Austin, Texas

“I came to an open house here two weeks after I moved to Austin. I was so impressed, I took Pliny’s course in architecture at UT.” Gail Vittori was a Massachusetts transplant and fresh undergraduate with a degree in economics in 1977. 510 more words


How TP Mechanical Can Put Value Engineering to Work for You

Value engineering, value analysis, value methodology. There are a number of names for the same concept, but one thing is certain. Utilizing knowledge and experience to add value to a project or process can deliver a better end result. 341 more words

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