Green Building Update



*PG&E backs 3 solar plants in the Mojave Desert to generate power for 375,000 homes


..Landscaping Green

*18 states going to court to force EPA to respond to supreme court ruling on global warming

*China green building council launched in Beijing

*Greening office environments creates healthier environment, results in considerable savings

*Japan estimates the cost of going green at US$500 billion over the next decade

*Tishman's $1 billion bid secures rights to develop 13 million square foot site in Manhattan according to LEED gold standard

*Global and national economic pressures influence law firms to go green


..The University of California, San Diego planning to 'go green'

..BTS Investments unveils plans for LEED certified broadway style playhouse in Utah

..U.S. Embassy compound in Panama city earns LEED certification

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