Green Building Update


*Obama's green building agenda


..Survey: down market conditions not likely to stop green construction

*USGBC's membership adopts LEED-2009

*Sustainable projects hold up overseas for now

*NY green construction thrives despite recession fears

*Germans talk green with Chicago counterparts

*Green building techniques becoming industry standard

*Labor shortage looms as green construction booms

*LEED helps Canadian owners compete in tough market

*USGBC opens election of 2009 Board of Directors

*Wells Fargo's green financing reaches $2 billion


..Greensboro’s Proximity Hotel -- first new LEED platinum hotel

..Fred Meyer retail store seeking LEED silver

..Ohio State University welcomes first LEED-certified building

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