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Whether it’s regulatory pressure or voluntary incentives, there are many external forces that affect green building practices. Here we collect info on everything from local codes to award programs to the internal policies of the federal government.
This year's Cooper-Hewitt winners include several environmental stewards.
The American Institute of Architects board of directors has set a goal of halving the amount of fossil fuels needed to construct and operate buildings by 2010-and achieving a 70% reduction by 2015!