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November 2010

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New Posts from Our Blogs

What do LEED lawsuit reactions say about us?

Green Building Priority #4 – Reduce the Need for Driving

CC Expanding Sealer – An Alternative to 1- and 2-Part Expanding Foams

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Greenbuild Expo and Convention
Nov. 17–19 – Chicago, IL

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Build Boston
Nov. 17–19 – Boston, MA

Nationally and internationally recognized industry leaders team up with the Northeast’s best to share their expertise in over 200 workshops, sessions, symposiums and tours.


The November 2010 issue of
Environmental Building News
(EBN) is available online.

Environmental Building News
Quote of the Month

“To me it sounds frivolous and it doesn’t have much chance.”

- Michael Italiano, a founder of USGBC, on Henry Gifford’s lawsuit against LEED and USGBC

This Month's EBN Feature

Reexamining Priorities in Green Building
Reexamining Priorities in Green Building

Rarely can we do everything we want with a green building project—particularly in today’s constrained economy. When we are forced to choose, where will our efforts make the most difference in improving the environmental and health performance of our built environments?

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In-Depth EBN Product News and Reviews

Solé Power Tile: Integrating PV into Clay Roofing
(Membership Required)

Clay Roof

SRS Energy’s Solé Power Tiles incorporate thin-film PV into a building-integrated system that matches the profile of clay tiles and provides homeowners and businesses an alternative to crystalline panels.

Modular LED Lighting Enters the Mainstream
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This Month's Primer in EBN

Standards for Standards: ISO and ANSI

Green Certification

ISO is an international standard-setting body which offers accreditation to certifying organizations and approves standards that meet certain criteria.

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News in this Issue of EBN

First LEED Platinum Natatorium in the Nation

Yahoo! Data Center Sets High Marks for Efficiency

Rhode Island First to Adopt International Green Construction Code

Titanium Dioxide Nanoparticles May Be Environmentally Disruptive

High Performance Buildings Database –
Case Study Highlight

The Christman Building
Lansing, MI

The Christman Building

The Christman Building, is the world's first triple Platinum LEED project, adding LEED-EB to its LEED-CS and LEED-CI certifications.

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