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Ten Business Benefits of Green Buildings

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Leave it to Jerry Yudelson to write what is probably the clearest articulation of the business case for green buildings you could ever read.  Jerry Yudelson is the author of several books that we've given away in the past, including Green Building A to Z, The Green Building Revolution, Choosing Green, and Green Building Trends: Europe, as well as about six others worth reading, too.  He was a board member of the USGBC and chaired Greenbuild for about five years; he now heads Yudelson Associates, a consulting firm that is dedicated to "growing the business of green building."  Most recently, Yudelson authored The Business Case for Green Buildings, and this is his conclusion:

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Vancouver Convention Centre Features Canada's Largest Green Roof

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This week, the west expansion of the Vancouver Convention Centre celebrates its grand opening, and we thought you should know a little about this incredible facility.  Designed by Seattle's LMN Architects, as well as MCM and DA, the green convention center's most visual feature is the massive, six-acre green roof.  It's Canada's largest and the biggest non-industrial living roof in North America!  Set directly on the waterfront of Burrard Inlet, the west expansion is 1.2 million square feet and seriously enlarges the city's ability to provide greener conference space.  Here are some of its green features:

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Wrigley Takes LEED Gold in Chicago

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These days, we're seeing all sorts of companies take a leadership position with regard to sustainability.  One of the ways they're distinguishing themselves is in obtained LEED or some other green building certification for corporate facilities and real estate.  Wrigley, for instance, just received LEED Gold certification for their Global Innovation Center (GIC) in Chicago, Illinois.  The building opened in May 2005 and is used to create consumer-driven products, packaging, and processes.  GIC features some of the following green elements and strategies:

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