Green Building Update - September 10, 2008


*Developers say LEED cert. becoming hard to resist


..Green schools: higher test scores & lower absenteeism

*Green Globes rating competing with LEED certification

*Fast track process for LEED certification gets green light

*Global Green's LEED Platinum Holy Cross Home in New Orleans built to withstand hurricanes

*Plan for Clovis village represents future of urban planning

*British Columbia adopts new green building code

*Sustainable buildings are virtuous, but some can be ugly

*NAHB to hold Green Building Awards: January 31, 2009


..Wausau Window opens 'green' manufacturing Center

..Dalhousie University planning LEED Silver building

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