Green Building Update - March 6, 2009


*Green Building: The economy’s bright spot

*Green Building Focus

..LEED projects doubled in 2008

..Stimulus package utilizes LEED

*Report argues green buildings may not be economical

*Yellow is the new green

*LA and SF top EPA Energy Star List

*Novato passes green building law

*Turner's green building exceeds $3 billion in '08

*Green directory launched

*Green products used to lure homebuyers

*Electrical subs see green rehab opportunities


.."Green Leases: Negotiating Renewals and Direct Leases Under Sustainability Mandates" Teleconference"

*Notable green building projects...

..NY's Green Depot: do it yourself green

..Oregon project pushing for highest LEED rating in history

..Florida cottage makes LEED history

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