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The Living Building Challenge- Winner of the 2012 Buckminster-Fuller Challenge

Green building and eco-sensitive design is currently at the forefront of our modern ethos.   What this means for the green builders, contractors and architects of NY, and the world, is a period of dramatic change and challenge is ahead if

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Letter from Rick Fedrizzi – CEO, President and Founding Chair, USGBC

Dear USGBC Constituents: In recent weeks, a wave of fear and pessimism propagated by the world financial crisis has stolen the headlines, gripped the nation, and challenged our movement. In conversation after conversation, people are asking what will happen to

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$700 Billion Bailout has $17 Billion for Energy Tax Incentives

This Bush bailout fiasco which in many ways is a total con actually has at least one good side: it earmarks $17 Billion is tax incentives for green building. A tax incentive is no use if you aren’t making enough

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Eco Brooklyn is a member of the US Green Building Council

I think it is important to be part of organizations like the US Green Building Council. They are the guys behind LEED certification. All I had to do was pay $300….and anybody can become a member. The money goes towards

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