IN THIS ISSUE:
*Greenopia launches "guide to green living" Los Angeles
*Green Building Focus
..Green Building Incentives That Work: A look at how local governments are incentivizing green development
*National Association of Home Builders launches the
NAHB National Green Building Program
*San Francisco officials move strict Green Building codes forward
*LA County considers Green Building Ordinances
*Consumers likely to spend $104 billion on green tech products
*California project seen key to future U.S. wind power
*HSBC bank pledges £100 million for renewable energy projects
*Despite the free fall in housing prices nationwide, green homes are still in demand
*New Bern, North Carolina may join ‘Cool Cities’ environmental initiative
*Growth of LEED certification creates opportunities for construction waste-management companies
*New Chilean energy law sets 10% standard for low environmental impact energy sources
*Notable green building projects...
..Pasadena City Hall awarded LEED Gold certification
..California department of rehabilitation HQ earns LEED silver certification
..J Banks' new $3.9 million headquarters will be the first LEED certified building Hilton Head Island
..Grand Rapids Art Museum becomes first LEED gold certification museum'
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