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Loretta Cockrum Develops LEED-Certified 600 Brickell

Loretta Cockrum, owner of the Foram Group and native Miamian, has “developed 600 Brickell at Brickell World Plaza, a building that features the latest in technology and a concept rooted in the stewardship of land.” Raised on her family’s farms in Illinois and Indiana, Cockrum developed a love of the land that propelled her to […]

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Energy-Efficient Homes Becoming More Affordable

A non-profit group, called the People’s Self-Help Housing, Inc. is building affordable energy-efficient homes in a poverty-stricken county of Kentucky. The first certified green home was purchases by a county school employee for $90,000. It is only the third home in Kentucky that has earned the LEED certification from the U.S. Green Building Council. The […]

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Florida’s First LEED-Certified Community Comes to Lakewood Ranch

Buildings are going green all over the America, but Lakewood Ranch, Florida – an area between Bradenton and Sarasota – requires all communities to meet Florida Green Building coalition standards. Lakewood Ranch, with its tagline “The Nature of Florida Living” is the largest green community in America – made up of seven villages with a […]

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