06 Oct '11, 4am

Greenbuild 2011 Roundup, Day 1: Green Jobs in Green Buildings, Net Zero Buildings & More

It's the end of day 1 of the main event at ggreenbuildexpo.org , being held this year in Toronto. The annual conference is the go-to event for all things pertaining to green buildings, facility management, the technologies that are making all kinds of structures smarter, and much more. Our own Leslie Guevarra is braving the circus of Greenbuild this week, but because there's far more news than one person can cover, below is a roundup of some of the stories to emerge from the Metro Toronto Convention Centre. • A Sustainability Dashboard for Buildings: Steve Ashkin, a longtime guru for green cleaning and green buildings, today launched a web-based service to let anyone track and manage sustainability programs. The Sustainability Dashboard tracks up to six categories including: energy, waste/recycling, water, transportation, consumables (such as office supplies) and cleaning ...

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e360.yale.edu 06 Oct '11, 5pm

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Green Buildings in Asia Are Gaining Social Value:

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greenbuildingelements.com 06 Oct '11, 6am

In the U.S., green buildings are admired widely for their beauty, innovation, savings, and the fast return on investment. ...

The Impacts of Energy-Smart Buildings

greenbiz.com 06 Oct '11, 3pm

This white paper from Microsoft, Accenture and the Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory looks at how conducting an IT retrofit of ...

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fateha.net 07 Oct '11, 5pm

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Fashion Bang : Go GREEN With Me | Emeryn.com

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emeryn.com 06 Oct '11, 2am

Most of my clothes bought since my high school days are still kept nicely in my wardrobe and I’m still wearing it to date,...

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environmentalleader.com 05 Oct '11, 9am

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GreenBuild 2011: Report from Toronto (Part 1 of a series):

GreenBuild 2011: Report from Toronto (Part 1 of...

sustainableindustries.com 11 Oct '11, 4am

Environmental Product Declarations (EPDs): Ushering in a new wave of manufacturer transparency, an EPD is a complete lifec...

Greenbuild 2011 Roundup, Day 2: More LEED Volume Certs, Wood Wars Rage On, & More

Greenbuild 2011 Roundup, Day 2: More LEED Volum...

greenbiz.com 07 Oct '11, 5am

We're rounding the corner on Greenbuild 2011 , with the event closing up shop on Friday. In addition to Leslie Guevarra's ...

The Microeconomics of Green Jobs | Alternative Energy Stocks

The Microeconomics of Green Jobs | Alternative ...

altenergystocks.com 08 Oct '11, 1am

Much fuss has been made about green jobs. Do they exist, and are more “brown” jobs displaced for every green one? Given al...

35% of Design, Construction Jobs Now Green, Awa...

sustainablebusiness.com 05 Oct '11, 4pm

in the building design and construction industry, McGraw-Hill Construction finds that 35% of architects, engineers and con...

Green jobs by the numbers

Green jobs by the numbers

grist.org 04 Oct '11, 7pm

Cross-posted from the Center for American Progress . This post was coauthored by Susan Lyon , special assistant for energy...

Day 1 @ Danok, Thailand (2011) « Just another Malaysia food blog

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