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2008’s Top-10 Green Building Products

BuildingGreen LLC, publisher of the “GreenSpec Directory” and “Environmental Building News,” have named the 2008 Top-10 Green Building Products. This seventh annual award, announced at the U.S. Green Building Council’s Greenbuild Conference in Boston, recognizes exciting products drawn from

Top 10 Green Building Trends For 2010

Earth Advantage Institute, a nonprofit green building resource that has certified more than 11,000 sustainable homes, has announced its selections for top 10 green building trends to watch in 2010. The trends, which range from energy “scores” for homes

2008’s Top-10 Green Building Products

BuildingGreen LLC, publisher of the “GreenSpec Directory” and “Environmental Building News,” have named the 2008 Top-10 Green Building Products. This seventh annual award, announced at the U.S. Green Building Council’s Greenbuild Conference in Boston, recognizes exciting products drawn from

Make an Old Home Green

By Judy MacDonald With new green construction grabbing all the attention, you might think that older homes have no place in the green movement; however, this is not the case. If you remember the three R’s of green  reduce,

Emerging Green Values

By Fredric B. Prohov Valuation of real estate is often more of an art than a science. When it comes to assessing the economic value of green buildings, appraisers will have a tough time for a while as they

Sustainable Design 101

By Colin Rohlfing, LEED AP Green is in these days. But how do you define what makes a particular property green? If a potential buyer at your next showing were to ask, “What makes this a green property?” Would

Will Your Office Pass the Green Test?

By Yevgeniy Gutsalo The world we live in is changing all the time, from the way we live our personal life to the way we do business. New ideas and technology have enhanced and made way for more efficient

Green Lending

By Fredric Prohov When it comes to innovative capital finance, Americans are still among the most creative in the world to figure out how to quickly move large sums of money to where it needs to go. As the

Take on Carbon Footprints One Step at a Time

By Fredric B. Prohov The connection back to the environment and the desire to “go green” has become more evident everywhere we look in a short time. We all sense this change, but for the moment, it has been

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