Government Programs

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Government green building programs provide regulatory pressure or voluntary incentives, positive external forces that can promote sustainability practices.

Government Programs

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  • Full Line of Residential LED Lighting Arrives

    Product Review

    In June 2006, Permlight Products, Inc., and Progress Lighting announced the introduction of a complete line of LED residential lighting products. To be sold as the HI-EF line, the licensing of Permlight's Enbryten Down line promises high-efficacy luminaires that meet strict California energy standards.

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  • The BuildingGreen Guide to ESG

    PDF Guide

    How to keep up with the environmental, social, and governance programs that are changing the building industry.

  • Keeping PFAS Forever Chemicals out of Building Products

    Feature Article

    Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) have been linked to negative health and environmental impacts. Getting them out of our building products is going to require work.

  • IRA Nuts & Bolts with an Energy Tax Expert


    The Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) offers us a once-in-a-generation chance to equitably decarbonize the built environment and prepare communities to weather future climate threats. Will we seize that chance in time? For that to happen, it’s vital that project teams understand the rules well enough to offer and implement the right solutions.

  • Keeping PFAS Forever Chemicals out of Building Products

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