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U.S. Green Building Council Announces Green Building Website

A site for environmentally-friendly home builidng and rennovation.
By Trevan McGee
November 2007 Web
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The U.S. Green Building Council recently launched , a site dedicated to providing the newest information on environmentally-friendly home building and rennovation practices.

"As Americans learn more about the importance of their actions on the health of their families and future generations, living a greener life becomes more vital," said Rick Fedrizzi, President, CEO & Founding Chair, U.S. Green Building Council, in a recent press release.

The website was developed jointly between USGBC and Newland Communities, the nation's largest planned community developer.

More about the U.S. Green Building Council

• Island Press and the U.S. Green Building Council have created GreenWorks, a green building book club.

• Elementary students will have a green future. The U.S. Green Building Council has certified about 1,000 schools nationwide. 

• The U.S. Green Building Council has awarded $2 million in green building research grants.

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