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USGBC-Illinois announces inaugural Emerald Award winners

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U.S. Green Building Council – Illinois Chapter will acknowledge eight winners in the sustainability realm May 10.
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LEED-certified green building projects hit 12,000 mark

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The U.S. Green Building Council announced that the 12,000th commercial project has earned LEED certification - the LEED Gold Anahuac National Wildlife Refuge.
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Delta Faucet fixes leaks at homes, community facilities

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In partnership with the EPA, GreenPlumbers USA, United Way, Ronald McDonald House, and various local water utilities and governments, Delta Faucet is fixing leaks this week in more than 1,000 low-income households and community facilities in Boston, Philadelphia, Atlanta, Indianapolis, Chicago, Dallas, Denver, San Francisco and Seattle.
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Sustainability in buildings advances resiliency: USGBC, U of M report

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The U.S. Green Building Council and the University of Michigan’s Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning released a landmark report Feb. 29 that describes how green buildings advance resiliency in disasters.
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PHCC promotes EPA's 'Fix a Leak Week,' March 12-18

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PHCC and WaterSense are promoting ways to identify and repair dripping faucets, running toilets and leaky showerheads. In most cases, fixture replacement parts pay for themselves quickly. 
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Green homes market to increase five-fold by 2016

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Green homes comprised 17% of the overall residential construction market in 2011 and are expected to grow to between 29% and 38% of the market by 2016, according to a Green Home Builders and Remodelers Study by McGraw-Hill Construction.
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NSF International Certifies Water Filter Bottles

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CamelBak, Cool Gear, Brita and Move Collective’s Bobble water filter bottles are the first to earn certification to this standard.
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Blue is the new green

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Plumbers have much to teach their customers about water conservation.
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Smart hydronics

By Mike Miazga
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Central Cooling and Heating embraces the latest in energy-efficient technologies.
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Study: Energy-efficiency upgrades could save renters, building owners $3.4 billion annually

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The key to unlocking the savings, the report finds, is for energy utilities and apartment building owners to work together more closely to develop effective energy-efficiency policies.
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2014 August

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In the August issue of PM, read about the continued construction and renovations being made to hotels and restaurants. Find out the focus of this year's ISH China show will be, who made this month's Truck of the Month and read what Elkay has to say about their commercial construction expansion. Also, read the latest news and discover the newest products being used by professionals in the plumbing and mechanical industry.
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