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Jan. 9, 2015: Honda Releases Green Dealer Guide to Help Auto Dealers Reduce Energy Use

Company Is Encouraging Auto Dealers Across All Brands to Download the Guide

To help auto dealers adopt more environmentally responsible business practices while also reducing costs, Honda has released its Green Dealer Guide. This comprehensive energy efficiency guide was developed specifically for dealerships and similar commercial buildings with high energy loads.


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Dec. 31, 2014: U.S. Green Building Council Announces 2014 Best of Green Schools Honorees

Ten Individuals, Institutions, Projects, and Events Recognized

The Center for Green Schools at the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) has announced the 2014 Best of Green Schools recipients, recognizing 10 individuals, institutions, projects, and events representing the national leaders and innovators in school sustainability for the year.


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Dec. 31, 2014: National Green Building Standard Approved for Military Construction

NAHB Said This Action Will Provide Affordable Choices in Meeting Military Energy and Water Reduction Goals

The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) announced that it applauds Congress for authorizing the International Code Council (ICC) 700 National Green Building Standard (NGBS) for all military residential construction, which represents 16 percent of the federal real estate portfolio.


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Dec. 25, 2014: IES Named LEED Proven Provider by Green Building Certification Institute

Status Acknowledges Company’s Role as a Quality LEED Project Administrator

Integrated Environmental Solutions (IES) announced that the Green Building Certification Institute (GBCI) has designated it as a LEED® Proven Provider™. This designation was developed to streamline the LEED project review process for experienced organizations that demonstrate consistent excellence.


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Dec. 19, 2014: GSA’s Green Investments Help Federal Buildings Weather the Storm

Buildings Used an Average of 5.5 Percent Less Energy

The U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) announced that its American Recovery and Reinvestment Act-funded green investments are helping federal buildings use less energy, even during harsh winters.


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Dec. 1, 2014: Latest Edition of Green Building Standard Now Available from ASHRAE/USGBC/IES

The 2014 Standard Incorporates 67 Addenda

New requirements to further reduce energy and environmental impacts of buildings are contained in the 2014 version of the green building standard from ASHRAE, the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), and the Illuminating Engineering Society (IES).


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Nov. 18, 2014: Honeywell and USGBC Collaborate to Advance Building Sustainability

Backed by Technology from Honeywell, LEED Dynamic Plaque Helps Measure and Improve Facility Performance

Honeywell and the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) announced that they are working together to deepen facility sustainability by integrating USGBC’s new LEED® Dynamic Plaque™, a near-real-time monitoring tool, with integrated building automation technology from Honeywell.


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Nov. 14, 2014: USGBC Announces Extension of LEED 2009 Rating System

Extension Offers Green Building Industry Additional Time to Prepare for Newest Version of LEED

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) announced that it will allow Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) users to register projects under the LEED 2009 rating system until Oct. 31, 2016. The original date for LEED 2009 registration to close was June 15, 2015.


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Oct. 27, 2014: DOE Issues Green Building Certification System Final Rule for Federal Buildings

Agencies Must Use a System That Verifies Enhanced Energy and Water Efficiency

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) is pursuing a suite of initiatives to strengthen federal energy management through increased focus on measurement of energy use in federal buildings and energy efficient building design. Principal among the efforts is DOE’s issuance of a final rule that requires verified energy and water performance.


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Oct. 1, 2014: Study Shows Growing Demand for LEED Professionals Across Building Sector

Study Examines Job Postings That Required a LEED Credential

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) has announced the results of a study of job postings from across the United States, revealing that demand for the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Accredited Professional (LEED AP) and LEED Green Associate credentials grew 46 percent over a 12-month period.


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