Green Building Update - August 24, 2011

In This Issue:

Google's green building strategy; GREEN BUILDING FOCUS - USGBC tracks green building legislation; DOE adopts ASHRAE energy-efficiency standard; SF's 'green grade' could boost home values; U of W named greenest college; NYC awards $1.25M to city's first energy-positive building.

GREEN BUILDING PROJECTS - Santa Clara data center earns LEED Platinum; GE data center in Kentucky earns LEED Platinum; Miami hospital earns LEED Gold; and St. Elizabeth Hospital earns LEED Silver.

Google's green building strategy

Google Blog - Aug 17

Google aims to provide "the healthiest work environments possible." Google has a purchasing program that shuns environmentally-harmful materials, and requires its buildings to meet or exceed LEED standards. Google's Anthony Ravitz says Google is advocating for higher industry standards.

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