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Logger Heads

Steve Baer has little stomach for the task at hand. More

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Key USGBC Official Scorns Wood Certification Fight

The chairman of the U.S. Green Building Council committee responsible for figuring out the rules that wood certfication groups would follow in order to make the wood they certify qualify for LEED points regards the long-running fight over the issue as "totally out of proportion to its importance." More

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Wood Groups Rebuff USGBC's Certification Proposal

Some say it's too restrictive, others argue it doesn't go far enough More

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Groups Decry USGBC's New Plan for Certifying Wood

Initial responses to the U.S. Green Building Council's proposed revisions of how wood qualifies under its LEED green building scheme indicate the principal wood certification groups are still unhappy--for much different reasons--with how USGBC is handling the issue. More

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Green Goods: Green Gets Gritty

Initiatives by two of the premier green certification schemes are pushing the... More

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Green Goods: Cool Moves

Air conditioners will have an easier time doing their job and electrical bills... More

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Green Goods

Cool Moves: A study shows putting radiant barriers in attics can cut peak temps by 23 degrees. More

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Southern Pine Producers Show Scant Interest in Green Certification

A majority of Southern Pine producers responding to a recent Southern Pine Council survey don't have green certification for their forests now and nearly half don't plan to do so, despite getting regular requests for certified products and feeling it's important to market Southern Pine's green qualities. More

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Jack Mackin

Boston's Fenway Park has the Green Monster. Jack Mackin aims to be as prominent in... More

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