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  • Making the Best of Rising Energy Costs

    Now is a good time to refine your green strategy in a way that guarantees profit.

  • Gish Goes Green and Gold

    SAN JOSE, CALIF. - Gish Apartments has achieved an honor that no other multifamily development in California—affordable or not—can claim.

  • Sharing Space

    SEATTLE - On a busy downtown corner, a new green building balances the needs of a demanding neighborhood, formerly homeless residents, and the nation’s largest pharmacy chain.

  • The DVGBC Announces Winners of Student Sustainable Design Competition

  • Greening Made Easier

    The Natural Resources Defense Council has created a new “Greening Advisor” Web site to help firms “green” their operations.

  • Homeless Check In To Nuevo Sol

    SANTA CRUZ, CALIF. -The Nuevo Sol Apartments haven’t always been a healthy place to live. Before workers finished a green rehab here in September, the tiny rental apartments had a reputation for illegal drugs and prostitution, despite their location just a few blocks from the beach.

  • A Green Mixed-Use Community

    Melaver, Inc., will soon break ground on Sustainable Fellwood, a 320-unit mixed-income, mixed-use green development in Savannah, Ga.

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    When Ed Key tears open his utility bill every month, he sees a clear benefit from living at Denny Park Apartments, an energyefficient green affordable housing development in Seattle. 

  • Green Takes Flight at Stapleton

    DENVER - Talk about a gold star: The 18 affordable apartments at Central Park at Stapleton here have met the toughest residential green building standard on the books—the gold certification in Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) for Homes from the U.S. Green Building Council.