ASHRAE proposes green building standard to improve water efficiency

Research shows that dual-flush toilets in non-residential settings are not using the partial-flush as anticipated.
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WaterSense names American Standard, Kohler Partners of the Year

Encourages consumers to reduce their water usage through water-saving products and services.
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IAPMO GreenPlumbers offers online solar hot water workshop

The 20‐minute program is a sampling from IAPMO’s GreenPlumbers Training and Accreditation core classes of environmental literacy, which are appropriate for plumbers or individuals who are interested in improving the performance of solar thermal water heaters and in sustainable plumbing designs and installations.
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UA's Industry Day to focus on green building technologies

Highlights of Industry Day will include a special affiliation signing agreement with the Plumbing Employees Trade Union in Australia, as well as a roster of special guest speakers.
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The 2012 Pipe Trades Giants: Staying positive

Housing sales gain ground and green construction continues to grow.
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Energy-efficient mobile homes improve residents' economic stability: report

Energy efficiency can alleviate onerous utility bills, particularly among those living in extreme climates and aging homes.
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Making 'green buildings' disappear

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Trade show promotes a greener China

ISH China-CIHE in Beijing showcases energy-efficient products.
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USGBC postpones LEED 2012 launch

The date change is in response to USGBC members’ requests for more time to absorb the changes in the next version of the rating system, said USGBC President and CEO Rick Fedrizzi.
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Quality and value driving growth in green building market

The green homes share of the construction market was 17% in 2011, equating to $17 billion, and expected to rise 29%-38% by 2016 - potentially a $87-$114 billion opportunity.
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