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Study: Natural Benefits of Glazing Key in Young Learning Environments

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From a building design standpoint, is the use of glazing the most important factor in learning and academic performance of elementary school students? One recent study suggests that just may be. The University of Salford, Manchester, in the United Kingdom … Continue reading

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DOE Sets New Green Standards for Federal Buildings

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The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) issued a rule aimed at ensuring federal buildings use proper energy certifications. The rule, which goes into effect November 13, makes certain that in cases where agencies choose to use green building certification systems … Continue reading

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Daylighting Issues Debated in IgCC Hearings

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A variety of issues related to daylighting were debated in the International Code Council’s International green Construction Code (igCC) hearings, which took place last week in Memphis. Two proposals were approved as submitted, GG260 and GG262. Their goal was to … Continue reading

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