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GreenBuild International Conference + Expo – November 15-17, 2006 (Denver, CO)

Sustainable building for 2006 had to be a watershed year, and this conference looks to be an exciting event. Everytime you see "LEED" in my blog, I'm talking about the professional, responsible embodiment of green buildings--smart, efficient, and energy independent. Starting tomorrow, the USGBC's annual conference begins; here's what's in store for the next 3 days: +700 exhibitor booths, LEED workshops, green building tours, powerful keynote speakers, Master Speakers Series, USGBC Leadership Awards, etc.
By |November 14th, 2006|Categories: Gadgets, LEED, News|Tags: , |1 Comment
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Salt Lake City + Mayor Rocky Anderson Approve LEED Ordinance to Promote Green Construction

In early November 2006, the City Council unanimously approved an ordinance requiring commercial, apartment, and condominium builders to meet LEED standards if they are funded by city loans, grants, or tax rebates. The same ordinance also ratified Rocky Anderson's summer executive order requiring new municipal buildings to meet LEED-silver standards.
By |November 13th, 2006|Categories: LEED, News|Tags: , |0 Comments
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Skyscraper Sunday: Albanese Organization's Luxury, Mixed-Use Tower Seeking Platinum LEED

Albanese Organization (AO) is a great example of an interesting phenomenon:  once you go green, you don’t go back.  AO is the forward-thinking real estate firm behind two other green buildings, The Solaire and […]

By |November 12th, 2006|Categories: LEED, Skyscraper, Solar, Wind|Tags: , , |2 Comments
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Green Cartoon – "Too Tired for Irony" by Tom Toles

It’s Saturday night and I wanted to jump into the weekend with a cartoon that I noticed on the Building Seattle Green blog.  It made me laugh, but unfortunately, the humor belies […]

By |November 11th, 2006|Categories: News|Tags: |0 Comments
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Chief Sustainability Officer, Office of Sustainability + Sustainable Business Education

By CSO, I mean Chief Sustainability Officer and I’m serious.  I’m not one for more layers of bureaucracy and extra non-productive meetings, but this is something that businesses should consider.  After reading […]

By |November 10th, 2006|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: |5 Comments
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Modern + Green Gaia Napa Valley Hotel – LEED Gold

There’s just one thing that I can’t figure out: why aren’t more hotels going green?  Recently, I blogged about Starwood Hotels creating a luxury, green hotel brand (and there’s also the LEED-certified […]

By |November 10th, 2006|Categories: Gadgets, Hotel, LEED, Modern architecture, Modern design, Solar|Tags: |0 Comments
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