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The Sarasota Power Haus: The Greenest Home in the U.S.

Recently, we’ve been reporting on Florida buildings that have achieved LEED certification. This week, we’ve discovered a very green home that deserves a mention of its own. The Sarasota Power Haus in Lakewood Ranch is making news because of its impressive LEED score and rating on the Home Energy Rating System. The Sarasota Power Haus […]

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2011 USGBC Government Summit in Review: U.S. Navy and Marine Corp Commit to LEED Certification

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) held their annual Government Summit in Washington D.C. last week. The conference brought public-sector building professionals together with private-sector contractors to advance the discussion of the government’s role in green building. According to the USGBC, green building has the potential to add $554 billion to the U.S. GDP, save […]

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