Green Building Update - October 16, 2009


*Obama using L.A. green model

*Green Building Focus

..Study: green buildings and productivity

..Report: some LEED certified buildings use more energy

*Trend: solar-powered LED lighting

*Expert says AC maintenance key to green building

*Website trains green building professionals

*The cost/benefits of green building

*City takes direct control of incentives for LEED buildings

*Some LEED buildings miss Energy Star label

*Notable green building projects...

..Motel 6's new green direction

..Collier Center LEED certified in Arizona

..Science Center earns LEED silver

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