Green Building Update - September 17, 2008


*Green Leases becoming the mainstay in California


..Studies examine the carbon footprints of homes

..Northern CA Expo: Green Building Technologies

*Novato plans to amend California’s green building rules

*California contractors becoming LEED Accredited

*University of California's $1.6 billion LEED hospital

*USGBC awards $2 million in research grants

*Greening of commercial real estate a "slow, steady blip"

*As LEED proliferates, lawyers spot LEED project pitfalls


..TMG's Emeryville wins LEED platinum certification

..“Evo” Grand Opening set for September

..PCL provides LEED gold student housing for CSU

..Medical Center in S. Carolina awarded LEED silver certification

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