Posts tagged: U.S. Green Building Council

Green Buildings Improve Health In Public Housing

Public housing is generally not good for your health, but newly renovated, environmentally friendly buildings could change that. By: Nathan Collins Hear the phrase “green building,” and you probably think about sustainable buildings and environmentally sound engineering. You probably don’t think about potential health benefits to public housing projects. But, a new study shows, one of green building’s many […]

Green Under Construction

Courtesy: Janet Miller for annarbor.com When it comes to environmentally friendly home construction, there is more than one shade of green. There are deep green houses, with the highest standards for energy conservation, building methods and construction materials. The United States Green Building Council in 2000 created a LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) […]

Green Buildings Don’t Have to Be Ugly

Proof that Green Buildings Don’t Have to Be Ugly Or Expensive …     With the green building movement in full swing, it’s about time developers turned out some examples that accounted for aesthetics as well as the environment. Then there was the challenge of making an attractive green home that was affordable too. In […]

A Green Office Building Rises

A Green Office Building Rises In Florida | EarthTechling The new seven-story GAI Building in downtown Orlando was designed for LEED certification, and features eco-friendly features such as corn floors Energy Star tech. http://www.earthtechling.com/2011/04/a-green-office-building-rises-in-florida/ Tweet

Does a Green Building Renovation Cost More?

Does a Green Building Renovation Cost More Than Traditional New … Does a Green Building Renovation Cost More Than Traditional New Construction? Now that you are looking into Green Building you may want to know how much more it’s going to cost you to build green compared to everyone else today that is … http://leedingnews.com/leed-ap/does-a-green-building-renovation-cost-more-than-traditional-new-construction/ […]