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  • Mar 17, 2014

    Solar canopy could save district $2 million 1

    A Massachusetts school district expects to save about $2 million over two decades with a solar canopy, with about $100,000 of those energy savings occurring in the first year....More
  • Mar 14, 2014

    Students ban campus water bottle sales

    The students banned sales after a 2012 student initiative found that selling bottled water was a “unsustainable practice”...More
  • Mar 10, 2014

    Ohio lawmakers want to ban LEED certification

    Ohio lawmakers voted to ban the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design....More
  • Mar 7, 2014

    Armstrong Atlantic State University scores gold with green building

    Armstrong Atlantic State University was honored by the Georgia chapter of the U.S Green Building Council for its ongoing commitment to sustainable design and green building principles....More
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