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Greenbuild Special Report: Financing Green Retrofits for Affordable Housing

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Financing green retrofits for affordable properties is no simple task. Yet as this Greenbuild panel presents, there are some very clever ways the industry is surmounting the unique set of challenges.…

Greenbuild Special Report: Finding the Value of Healthy Buildings

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Much like when the green building movement that first hit CRE at the turn of the millennia, we are currently sitting at the starting line for a new era of change. This time the target is not the building, but rather its users.…

MARKET SNAPSHOT: Baltimore Apartment Market to Enjoy a Strong 2014

MARKET SNAPSHOT: Baltimore Apartment Market to Enjoy a Strong 2014

After a modest 2013, due to government budget cuts and furloughs, the Baltimore apartment market is making a comeback this year. …

Philadelphia Listed Among Top 10 Cities for Green Meetings

Philadelphia Listed Among Top 10 Cities for Green Meetings

Though in recent years the meetings and events industry was badly impacted by the economic downturn, this sector is trying to regain its well-deserved place among the best performing industries in the country. To underscore these efforts, GreenBiz.com recently announced the Top Ten U.S. Cities for Green Meetings, a list…

Greenbuild Special Report: Creating a Healthier Built Environment

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A master speaker session and subsequent panel of physicians and industry exports tackled the issue of building healthy spaces at Greenbuild yesterday in Philadelphia. …

Greenbuild Special Report: Learning from LEED’s Critics

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The U.S. Green Building Council’s LEED rating system is not without its share of criticism. While the program has yielded the largest push towards the sustainable design, construction, operation and maintenance of the built environment, many say the program does not do enough. …

Special Report: Lighting, LED and Legislation

A panel discussion at the 2011 GreenBuild conference explored options for energy-saving lighting, noting that 70 percent of energy consumed in North America comes from commercial and residential buildings. …

SPECIAL REPORT: As Green as It Gets

The Affordable Housing Summit was one of the highlights of the GreenBuild 2011 conference in Toronto, and while attendees contributed their own ideas about the future of sustainability, the session highlighted the Living Building Challenge. …

Special Report: Building Sector Will Drive Green Jobs and the Future of the Economy

"Progress is only reached by leadership. Leaders set new definitions and expectations. (They) raise the bar, and the market rises to meet it," noted Tim Cole, chair of the USGBC executive committee, at the 2010 Greenbuild International Conference & Expo closing plenary.…

Special Report: Greenbuild Panelists Say Financial Incentives Likely to Be a Part of Any Energy Legislation

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With his oath of office in 2009, President Barack Obama brought hope to the industry of some legislation standardization with regard to energy usage. Now, with different parties controlling the House and Senate, it seems unlikely that his administration will be able to pass any legislation on the issue, according…

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