Green Building Update - July 23, 2008


*Philadelphia-based green building designers develop $100k LEED homes

*Green Building Focus

..California is First in Nation to Adopt "Green" Building Code

*NACo releases two green government surveys

*Beijing builds key Olympic venues to include green building features

*Geothermal energy to power 9,000 homes in Anaheim

*California to alleviate bottlenecks for new renewable energy projects

*Oakland proposes green building legislation to balance environmental, development interests

*Green Building litigation predicted to inundate local governments

*Grace Cathedral in San Francisco receives solar grant

*LEED standards shifting to meet evolving green building market

*Notable Green Building Projects...

..$16.5 million LEED-certified cancer center to open in Michigan

..First multi-unit LEED for home project in Canada to be built on Vancouver Island

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