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Australia’s Largest Conference On Green Building

Green Cities 2013: Embracing our challenges with optimism Sydney hosted Australia’s largest and most influential conference for sustainability in the built environment– Green Cities 2013– in March. It was no coincidence that the conference organizers, the Green Building Council of … Continue reading

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U.S. Cities With The Greenest Buildings

This week, the EPA released its annual list of the 25 American cities with the highest number of Energy Star certified buildings. According to the EPA, 16,000 Energy Star certified buildings in the U.S. helped save “nearly $2.3 billion in … Continue reading

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Energy Efficiency and Energy Conservation

Don’t Let Efficient Use Become Opportunity to Use More Energy efficiency relates to a given amount of energy or effort it takes to accomplish a certain task relative to the least possible amount. It is true that a more efficient system/solution/product will … Continue reading

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