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Defining Moments in the Birth and History of the Global GreenTag Certification Program

In this interview with David Baggs, CEO & Program Director of Global GreenTag International, we ask a series of questions about the genesis and evolution of the Global GreenTag Product... Read More

eWaste - A Growing Local and Global Problem
AbbieKnight Apr 09, 2019

“E-waste” is the disposal of electronic products or components that are broken or obsolete, for example, computers, televisions, VCRs, etc. Electronics have always produced waste,... Read More

Research Shows Carbon Dioxide Emissions Increased 3.4% in 2018 - Power Generation and Transportation are Key Culprits
Eileen Flynn Mar 26, 2019

Research shows that U.S. carbon dioxide emissions rose an estimated 3.4% in 2018. This is an unfortunate and significant increase compared to prior years, and scientists say it is the opposite... Read More

Green Schools – Enhancing Health, Wellness and Academic Performance
Suelen Ribeiro Mar 05, 2019

Students spend the majority of their day at school during their most crucial development years. In this time schools must be a creative thinking space, source inspiration and develop responsibility.... Read More

7 Smart Buildings Taking Innovation to the Next Level

What’s next in the evolution of smart buildings? Everything is pointing toward big data and making greener decisions based on energy analytics.  These smart buildings... Read More

The Green New Deal - An Introduction
AbbieKnight Jan 03, 2019

Years ago, a New Deal was developed during the Roosevelt administration. The deal was made up of social and economic reforms as well as public works projects. The deal provided economic recovery and... Read More

Certainteed Gypsum- ESD Headquarters Case Study

Chicago-Based Firm Prioritizes Sustainable Design to Achieve Maximum Occupant Comfort and Well-Being with CertainTeed Gypsum   IMPROVING SOCIETY THROUGH THE BUILT ENVIRONMENT A... Read More

The New IGCC, International Green Construction Code - Partnerships and Implications
Yishan Dec 12, 2018

The 2018 International Green Construction Code, or IGCC is developed jointly by International Code Council (ICC), U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), The American Institute of Architects (AIA), and... Read More

Greenbuild 2018 - Report Out, and Top 10
Allison Friedman Nov 25, 2018

The participating companies and attendees at Greenbuild 2018 seemed to have a wider, more open outlook about our work as an industry than I have perceived at times.  We talk... Read More

5 Green Hotels to Visit on Your Next Vacation

Top Green Hotels to Visit on Your Next Vacation Green hotels are making waves in the world of sustainable design. Hotels are occupied at all hours of the day, seven days a week, which means energy... Read More