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How Do Your Floors Affect Your Indoor Air Quality?

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Your home is where you feel safe, but you would be surprised how the contents of your home affect your safety. You probably wouldn’t expect your flooring system to cause any harm to your family’s health. Would you feel safe knowing that your flooring system could be emitting toxic chemicals into the air that you breathe?

Data Base

By Matt Alagiah
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As the last members of staff move in, we step inside global business analyst Bloomberg's new European headquarters.

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As the last members of staff move in, we step inside global business analyst Bloomberg's new European headquarters.

GM Creates Green Construction Blueprint, Takes Program Global

Facilities in Europe take cue from United States and roll out green construction programs to benefit the environment.
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Since launching General Motor’s Green Construction program in 2012, all of our U.S. construction sites follow strict environmental requirements throughout the demolition, build and renovation processes. In fact, since 2009, GM has announced almost $11 billion of investments in U.S. facilities, all of which involve plant refurbishments.

Leonardo Academy Promotes Green Construction with Clean Diesel Projects

EPA grant helps to reduce emissions among four Wisconsin construction companies.
Press Release

(3BL Media) Madison, WI - May 9, 2012 - The construction sector is a significant contributor to the two primary pollutants in diesel exhaust that affect human health: nitrogen oxide (NOx) and particulate matter (PM), creating 32 percent of all mobile source NOx emissions and 37 percent of PM emissions. While stringent new emissions standards have significantly reduced emissions from new non-road equipment starting in 2008, much of the equipment in the current non-road diesel fleets will continue to operate for many years to come.

How GREEN Does Your Builder Need To Be?

Greenspiration Homeowner, Trish Holder, Reflects On The Qualities That Matter Most In A Builder
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Finding the right builder to build the green home of your dreams can be a challenge.  Many people will find their choice of experienced green builders limited by their region as well as other factors.  The challenge then becomes finding a builder you trust and who is also willing to build outside his or her comfort zone. 

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Finding the right builder to build the green home of your dreams can be a challenge.  Many people will find their choice of experienced green builders limited by their region as well as other factors.  The challenge then becomes finding a builder you trust and who is also willing to build outside his or her comfort zone. 

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