Green Building Update - May 7, 2008


*Frost & Sullivan research finds significant savings from LEED certification

*Green Building Focus

..The American Institute of Architects releases top 10 'green' projects of 2008

*Forbes outlines the world's biggest clean-energy projects

*Cathedral City California expected to approve Green Building Ordinance

*One school a day is registering for LEED for schools, according to USGBC

*Iberdrola announces $25 million solar project in Spain

*Boston University students question administrators' opposition to LEED

*The California Academy of Sciences building in San Francisco is considered essential in "green design"

*Notable green building projects...

..HSBC Tower becomes Mexico's first LEED Gold certified building

..Portland's Casey Condominiums become first LEED platinum high-rise residence in the US

..University of California's Berkeley Childcare Center awarded LEED silver certification

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