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Existing Buildings "to Live" for

Rick Fedrizzi | Posted 08.27.2013 | Green
Rick Fedrizzi

It just goes to prove again that even historic, commercial buildings can become energy-efficient and economically sustainable.

WATCH: Actor: Obama 'Should Die In His Boots' In Climate Change Fight

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Wilkes-Edrington | Posted 03.08.2013 | HuffPost Live 321

Actor and environmental activist Ed Begley Jr. doesn't think President Barack Obama is doing enough in the fight against climate change. "He needs ...

U.S. Green Building Council Constructs a Greener Future

Cornelius B. Murphy, Jr., Ph.D. | Posted 11.14.2012 | College
Cornelius B. Murphy, Jr., Ph.D.

Studies show that greener buildings mean lower operating costs, and better sales and occupancy rates. It only makes sense to do business this way.

Which States 'LEED' The Way?

Posted 01.25.2012 | Green

Does your state "LEED" the way with green buildings? The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), a Washington, D.C.-based non-profit, has released the...

Are Green Military Buildings Threatened By New Spending Bill?

Posted 01.04.2012 | Green

From EarthTechling's Pete Danko: You can add green building advocates to the list of people who have a gripe with the National Defense Authorizatio...

PHOTOS: One Of Chicago's Most Sustainable Spaces Opens

Posted 01.04.2012 | Chicago

One of Chicago's most sustainable event spaces, Greenhouse Loft, opened Friday, hosting its first wedding. Located at 2545 W. Diversey, the event ...

PHOTOS: The 'Glass Box House' Could Be Yours For Under $1M

The Huffington Post | Posted 09.19.2011 | Denver

A home in Platt Park known as the Glass Box House is listed on the market for $995,000. Built by LEED-certified architect couple Angelo and wife, ...

Top 10 Smartest Green Buildings

Tom Mallory | Posted 07.03.2011 | Arts
Tom Mallory

Architecture of truly green buildings must incorporate a range of professionals including economists, biologists, chemists, and a range of social-science experts such as demographers, anthropologists and geographers.

Are Designers Neglecting Climate Change in Favor of Holistic Sustainability?

Ben Uyeda | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Ben Uyeda

Is pursuing holistic considerations of sustainability compromising the speed at which the design community addresses carbon emissions and climate change?

PHOTOS: Fur, Private Jets, Yachts and More: Extravagant Luxury Goes Green

The Huffington Post | Alden Wicker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Obviously, we here at HuffPost Green are all about making changes for more eco-friendly lifestyles. However, there are some people out there who haven...

PHOTOS: Gas Stations, Frat Houses, And Other Surprising Green Buildings

Huffington Post | Alden Wicker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

There are over 5000 LEED-certified projects in the United States alone. They run the gamut from hotels, schools, public libraries, sustainability thin...

Burt's Bees Are Busy on the Sustainability Front

Bill Chameides | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Bill Chameides

Crossposted with www.thegreengrok.com.A report from the headquarters of Burt's Bees. If you think about it, Burt's Bees -- maker of lip balms, skin cr...

Should We Green Wash for the Sake of Spreading Green to the Masses?

Tracy Hepler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Tracy Hepler

It is becoming increasingly dangerous that many within the green community are continually misusing "green" terminology to enhance the appeal of certain products.

Greening Hollywood: Tinseltown's Green Summer Scorecard

Paige Donner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Paige Donner

Summer is coming to a close, and with it Hollywood's Summer Blockbuster Season. So, in addition to scoring at the box office, how did summer '08 measure up on the Green scorecard?