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Sustainable Industries Top 10 Green Building Products Awards

Sustainable Industries Top 10 Green Building Products Awards

From now until March 15th, green tech magazine Sustainable Industries is accepting nominations for the top 10 green building products of 2011. Winners will be selected by a panel of expert judges, and featured in the July/August issue of Sustainable Industries. The products are judged based o

Posted byon02.1.2011inGreen Building

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Natural Step US to merge with Cascadia Green Building Council

Natural Step US to merge with Cascadia Green Building Council

The Natural Step US, an early leader in promoting green business philosophy, has announced they will be merging with the Cascadia Green Building Council in order to expand the offerings of both non-profit groups. The Portland-based group, which is an extension of the original Natural Step org

Posted byon01.21.2011inEconomics, Green Building

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Penguin Style Nature Friendly Faucet

Penguin Style Nature Friendly Faucet

SustainableSolutions (SSi) designs eco-friendly products, such as the Penguin faucet shown above, to conserve water and encourage eco-responsible living. Their Penguin faucet – which bears a distinct resemblance to the body of a penguin – is low flow and dispenses water at a rate of 1.5

Posted byon01.15.2011inGreen Building

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World's First Certified Living Buildings

World’s First Certified Living Buildings

Yesterday the International Living Building Institute completed third-party certification audits and announced the world's first Living Buildings. The Living Building Challenge is the strictest green building rating system ever devised, and after a year of auditing the performance of the buildin

Posted byon10.13.2010inGreen Building

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