Green Building Update - March 29, 2010

In this Issue:

*EPA and DOE strengthen embattled Energy Star

*Green Building Focus

..From Green to Seeing Red

..Study: green construction improves bottom line

..UK Study: green buildings may not improve quality of life

*ASHRAE 189.1 and IGCC converge; will CALGreen follow?

*State of Washington embraces green building

*Employing LEED best practices for hospitals

*USGBC offers green building tours

*SEMINARS: UK's "Sustainability Now" virtual event

*LA Business Council Annual Sustainability Summit

*Notable Green Building Projects

..California Campus earns first LEED Platinum for Schools

..LEED Platinum and reduced permit fees for restaurant

..LEED Silver for Transcontinental

..Chrysler earned LEED Gold in Michigan

..Baylor's football practice facility earns LEED Silver

..Las Vegas resort earns LEED Gold and starts energy savings program

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