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As the sun began to set on 2009, we asked some of our readers and partners to share their innovations, commitments, and passions for the coming year.
December 28, 2009 by GreenBiz Editors
This is my last post for 2009 and I wanted to thank all of our readers for visiting the GreenerBuildings.com site and for your kind words, encouragement and constructive criticism. I really enjoy hearing from you and always learn something
December 18, 2009 by Rob Watson
Local and federal dignitaries celebrated the opening of a development at Fort Shafter, the U.S. Army Pacific Headquarters, that's being hailed as the greenest neighborhood on a military installation and the largest project of its kind for the Army.<br />
November 19, 2009 by GreenerBuildings Staff
In recent weeks, five states and one city have launched green lodging certification programs.
November 19, 2009 by Glenn Hasek
Johnson Controls Inc. has honored building science thought-leader Philip Fairey with the firm's Building Efficiency Lifetime Leadership Award for his three decades of wide-ranging research, innovation and standards development involving energy and energy efficiency.
November 13, 2009 by GreenerBuildings Staff
The first 24 hours of Greenbuild 2009 brought a flurry of announcements, including the latest version of the Living Building Challenge standards, the largest city-sponsored residential solar financing program in the country, and a big push from Electric lighting control firm Lutron to revamp its technologies to take advantage of potential energy savings and smart grid development.
November 11, 2009 by GreenerBuildings Staff
Former foes Staples Inc. and the nonprofit Dogwood Alliance are joining forces for a pilot project meant to give landowners in the southern U.S. the chance to earn money by conserving their forests and changing their management practices.
October 8, 2009 by ClimateBiz Staff
California's green building code, the first of its kind in the nation, will be used as a resource in the development of a proposed international green code for commercial buildings.
September 17, 2009 by GreenerBuildings Staff
Commercial real estate services firm Jones Lang LaSalle will continue to provide facility and property management for 25 regional U.S. offices of McDonald's Corp. and 831,000 square feet of the restaurant company's office space in the Chicago area.
August 27, 2009 by GreenerBuildings Staff
Green lodging certifier Green Seal has extended its ecolabeling program to restaurants and foodservice establishments that reduce their environmental impacts, with a focus on responsible food purchasing and waste reduction.
May 15, 2009 by GreenBiz Editors