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AIA COTE TOP 10 doesn’t need an introduction but ever wondered what sustainability criteria is used to judge the best projects?   The green building industry’s best known awards program for sustainable design, AIA COTE’s Top Ten Green Projects, was established as a means towards recognizing and learning from the exemplars of sustainable buildings. The […]

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As promoters of sustainable design innovations, The American Institute of Architects Committee on the Environment (AIA COTE) expanded its scope 3 years ago when it created the top Ten Top for Students awards. As standards in sustainability continue to grow, the program fosters leadership and experience in the field.  AIA COTE, in partnership with the […]

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In recent years, one subject that has almost every country in the world worried is climate change. No matter what the US President elect and surprisingly, a majority of Americans think [according to a report, only 48% of Americans believe that the Earth is warming mostly due to human activity], climate change is REAL and is […]

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GBRI collaborates with I-believe for the “Change Begins With Me” Campaign in support of “Transforming our world: the 2030 Agenda” New York, NY, December 29, 2016 (Newswire.com) – ​​​The Green Building Research Institute (GBRI) collaborated with the nonprofit I-believe for the “Change Begins With Me” Campaign in support of “Transforming our world: the 2030 Agenda […]

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At the 2016 SXSW Eco environmental conference in Austin, Texas- Googles Sustainability Lead, Kate Brandt, promoted the concept of a “Circular” economy “in which materials are unendingly recycled through both the biological and the technical progressions in ways that are restorative and regenerative for the environment.”  Brandt recently joined Google after serving as the nations […]

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As the Presidential voting day approaches, it is time to step back and take an objective view of the energy policies of Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton. The rhetoric can be confusing, but it is important to not lose sight of the fact that the energy policy instituted the day after the national election will […]

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At the 2016 SXSW Eco environmental conference in Austin, Texas- Googles Sustainability Lead, Kate Brandt, promoted the concept of a “Circular” economy “in which materials are unendingly recycled through both the biological and the technical progressions in ways that are restorative and regenerative for the environment.”  Brandt recently joined Google after serving as the nations […]

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