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Why Build Green? [INFOGRAPHIC]

January 31, 2015 by Tom Schueneman

Green Building Benefits

Humanity is now predominantly an urban species. Our impact on the natural world through the built environment is a key driver of sustainability. 35-40 percent of manmade greenhouse gas emissions, nearly 40 percent of energy consumption and 12 percent of water consumption come from our buildings.[read more]

LEED Certification's Impact On America By The Numbers

January 13, 2014 by Silvio Marcacci

LEED Certification Impacts

Green buildings create myriad benefits like reduced emissions and energy demand or happier and healthier employees, but those benefits can be hard to quantify, potentially creating skepticism about their bottom-line return on investment.[read more]