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Website Promotes Green Building for Campuses

Massachusetts non-profit Second Nature has introduced a free website, the Campus Green Builder (CGB), to provide online green building resources for colleges and universities.

CGB’s primary tar-get is higher education institutions that lack resources for green building and renovation. Such institutions face numerous impediments to green building, including lack of funding and knowledge about green building.

Seeking to provide a level playing field for all colleges and universities, the portal provides opportunities for under-resourced institutions to share experiences and learn best practices. It furnishes users with links to green building resources and grant opportunities, green building expert directories, case studies, announcements of campus sustainability events, and peer-to-peer blogging.

Second Nature’s mission is “to accelerate movement toward a sustainable future by serving and supporting senior college and university leaders in making healthy, just, and sustainable living the foundation of all learning and practice in higher education.” For more information, visit

Published December 1, 2009

Bragonier, E. (2009, December 1). Website Promotes Green Building for Campuses. Retrieved from

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February 13, 2010 - 2:59 am

The website mentioned in this story includes an offer for campus-wide access to at 50% off for Title III and Title V colleges.