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ZNE, EO, NZEB, GBRI…Don’t we love acronyms? In the building design and construction industry there is an endless supply of them, and eventually they roll off the tongue of architects, engineers, and construction managers like water rushing downstream after a rainfall. Two of the energy acronyms related to sustainability that are heard more frequently today […]

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There are a number of green building programs, and one of the oldest is the Austin Energy Green Building Rating system. In fact, the program which served as the foundation for LEED celebrated its 20th year in 2011 and the completion of the 10,000th rating. However, the natural question that arises is the relationship of […]

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