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NY City To Ease Building Regulations for Green Building Elements

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New York City is preparing to allow a broad range of exceptions to its stringent building code for improvements to buildings that will make them healthier and cheaper to run while emitting less carbon. The City calls the new rules "Green Zone" regulations. Read More...

A New, Green Town Rises in Kansas

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If it can happen in Kansas, it can happen anywhere. A town literally razed by a tornado decided to rebuild to top environmental standards, including several LEED accredited buildings, and is reaping the benefits in several ways. Read More...

Getting It Right: Windpower & Transmission Capacity

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This article really spells out some of the infrastructure and land-use problems we face as we utilize wind power. Looks like Texas is leading the charge (if you'll pardon the expression), but 19th Century land-use policy will be the stick-in-the-spokes that could keep the windmills from turning. Read More...

Green Building Innovations, 2009

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Solar shingles and solar-in-a-box as well as green walls and mini turbines graced the list of an environmental builder's options. The Jetson Green site offers some details. Read More...

GREEN BOOKS

Water: Our Most Precious Resource: by Marc Devilliers. This highly readable report on the looming global water crisis is amazingly informative on water issues around the world from China to Texas.

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