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2014-07-09 12:22:38

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The World Economic Forum (the Forum) has announced the appointment of globally recognized designer, author, and thought leader William McDonough as Chair of the Forum's Meta-Council on the Circular Economy. The newly formed Council represents the Forum's multi-sector initiative to accelerate business-driven innovation to scale the circular economy. As stated in the charge to McDonough: "The Meta-Council on the Circular Economy, which...

2014-06-17 23:14:20

Rutgers broke ground June 16 for a new Chemistry & Chemical Biology Building that will be a signature science facility on the university’s Busch Campus. Piscataway, NJ (PRWEB) June 17, 2014 On June 16, 2014, Rutgers broke ground on the new Chemistry & Chemical Biology (CCB) Building, a laboratory facility that will offer a state-of-the-art environment for research and education. Designed by Flad Architects – a nationally recognized firm specializing in the planning and design...

2014-05-09 23:00:15

The Georgia Forestry Association commends Governor Nathan Deal who recently signed legislation that allows for greater use of wood materials in public school facilities, providing K-12 schools throughout the state with alternative, cost-effective, and sustainable design options. Forsyth, GA (PRWEB) May 10, 2014 Governor Nathan Deal recently signed legislation that allows for greater use of wood materials in public school facilities, providing K-12 schools throughout the state with...

2014-04-21 23:09:15

Leading Window Coverings Company Offers Products to Help Make Homes Eco-Friendly Orange, CA (PRWEB) April 21, 2014 Gone are the days of eco-friendly homes being just for environmentalists. With Earth Day upon us, Budget Blinds is informing consumers about how style and sustainability can work in harmony. Budget Blinds is encouraging environmental responsibility among homeowners by offering innovative, affordable, and aesthetically pleasing window coverings to those looking to inject...

2014-04-16 16:23:42

Public Invited to Attend Conference Focused on Water Conservation, Sustainability and Energy-Efficient Building Design LOS ANGELES, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas) is hosting the 13(th) Annual Municipal Green Building Conference and Expo: Navigating the Road Ahead on Thursday, April 24 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at its Energy Resource Center, 9240 Firestone Blvd, in Downey. The expo is Southern California's longest-running and largest sustainability...

2014-03-19 12:22:42

ALLENTOWN, Pa., March 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- John W. Szerdi, an architect specializing in environmental and green building design and a LEED accredited professional since 2004, will be the keynote speaker at Energypath 2014, a program of Sustainable Energy Fund. Szerdi will speak at the keynote dinner on Thursday, June 19, at 6:30 p.m. at Albright College, Reading, Pennsylvania. Szerdi is president of LDG Florida Architects, Inc, an architectural firm in Lake Worth, Florida. He...

2014-03-14 23:01:41

A’ Green Design Award for Sustainable Products and Projects are now calling for entries from designers and businesses worldwide. Como, Italy (PRWEB) March 14, 2014 A’ Design Award & Competition today announced the call for entries of the A’ Green Design Awards (GAIA) which will highlight most interesting, best, and brightest green design projects worldwide. Original design ideas, products and strategies that use creativity in an engaging and effective manner to improve...

2014-03-04 12:27:53

PLANT MODELS A CLEAN INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION IN CHICAGO'S SOUTH SIDE CHICAGO, March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Environmentally conscious cleaning products company Method is presenting the details of its new state-of-the-art production facility in Chicago's historic Pullman community. The design, by William McDonough + Partners, is unveiled today at an event in Chicago with Mayor Rahm Emanuel. The development marks the company's first U.S.-based production facility and will showcase the company's...

2014-02-11 23:29:39

Steven Winter is one of ten cross-disciplinary experts handpicked to guide the Hanley Wood Sustainability Council’s Vision 2020 initiative, which is now in its third year. Norwalk, CT (PRWEB) February 11, 2014 Steven Winter Associates Inc. (http://www.swinter.com) is pleased to announce that firm President, Steven Winter, has been selected to join the 2014 Hanley Wood Sustainability Council. Mr. Winter is one of ten cross-disciplinary experts handpicked to guide the Council’s Vision...

2014-01-20 08:21:00

GreenCE launches Health Product Declaration(TM) (HPD) and Environmental Product Declaration (EPD) program for building products for LEEDv4 RIDGEFIELD, Wash., Jan. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GreenCE, Inc. has launched a strategic partnership with GreenWizard, Inc. to facilitate increased communication between sustainable design professionals and product manufacturers. GreenCE is the nation's leading provider of sustainable design education with over 100,000 subscribers. GreenWizard,...


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