Green Building Update



*San Francisco leading the 'green building' wave


..Green buildings boost sales, rental and occupancy rates according to recent studies

*Palo Alto planning commission approves green building ordinance

*Novato California considering "green building" ordinance

*Some colleges invest in green building rather than LEED certification

*Dallas City Council votes to implement numerous “green building” regulations

*U.S. Green-building standards have matured according to recent "Green California Summit and Exposition"

*Boulder Colorado considering 'green' commercial building codes

*Green Expo seeks to showcase over 200 California companies serving the green building industry

*U.S. Environmental Protection Agency calling on architects, builders and students to participate in its "Green Building Design Challenge"


..The Palazzo Las Vegas becomes world's largest LEED certified building

..First LEED certified Best Western hotel in Golden Colorado begins construction

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