American Institute of Architects Recognizes Top 10 Green Buildings for 2017

The top three winners in 2017 were the Brock Environmental Center in Virginia Beach, Va., Bristol Community College in Fall River, Mass., and Stanford University’s Central Energy Facility in Stanford, Conn.

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Environmental Product Declarations Released for Aluminum Products

ARLINGTON, Va. — Environmental Product Declarations (EPDs), documents that explain how a product will impact the environment, are becoming more popular as the interest in green building grows. Now, the building industry can add aluminum to a list of products that come with an EPD.

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Sustainability Service Companies Merge

BOULDER, Colo. — Sustainability management software provider PE International and Five Winds International, a sustainability management consultant firm, recently announced a merger aimed at enabling market penetration in North America and bringing Five Winds consulting services to a global audience.

Officials from the firms said the merger addresses a growing demand in the market for solutions that drive improvements in product-level and enterprise-wide sustainability performance.

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