Environmental Issues: Sustainable Communities
All Documents in Sustainable Communities Tagged green building
- LEED for Neighborhood Development
NRDC's Citizen's Guide to LEED for Neighborhood Development helps you know when it's green
- A Citizen's Guide to LEED for Neighborhood Development is a hands-on introduction that NRDC developed for local environmental groups, smart growth organizations, neighborhood residents and just about anyone interested in making our communities better and greener.
Documents Tagged green building in All Sections
- NRDC's Chicago Office
NRDC's newest office achieves LEED Platinum certification as well as Petal Certification from the Living Building Challenge
- Sustainable design successfully links NRDC's Midwest office to the natural and urban environments, bolstering a sense of environmental stewardship between colleagues, and between the organization and its members, activists and donors.
- Energy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act of 2013
A Bipartisan Energy Efficient Effort for Government, Industry, and Buildings
- The Energy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act of 2013 (ESICA), introduced by Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Rob Portman (R-OH), is a bipartisan effort to increase energy efficiency in buildings, industry, and the federal government. The broadly supported goals are to save taxpayer dollars, promote job growth, and cut carbon pollution by increasing investments in energy efficient buildings and technologies.
- Seven Tips for Creating Eco-Fabulous Interiors
- These green design tips will help you turn any space into a fabulous, eco-friendly room.
- China's Greenest Building
A showcase for energy efficiency and sustainable design breaks new ground in the heart of Beijing.
- A showcase for energy efficiency and sustainable design breaks new ground in the heart of Beijing.
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