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A rigorous green certification system is recognizing the next phase of eco design, which its founders describe as "the world's greenest buildings."

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New Zealand's heart of glassupdated: Mon Nov 07 2011 00:30:00

It might have a meeting room named after grizzled New Zealand rugby legend Wayne "Buck" Shelford, but the NZI Centre presents a sleeker appearance on the streets of Auckland.

CNNMoney: Google expands its rooftop solar fundingupdated: Wed Sep 28 2011 11:55:00

Google announced another investment in companies selling rooftop solar panels Tuesday, putting $75 million into a fund that solar contractors and designers can draw on to finance solar systems for homeowners.

Fortune: The big city fix for climate changeupdated: Fri Apr 22 2011 10:07:00

Jay Carson is CEO of the newly formed C40 Clinton Climate Initiative, which combines previous efforts led by former President Clinton and New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg to leverage big cities in the fight against global warming. He'll have a budget this year of $12 million and a staff of 65.

Skanska goes 'deep green'updated: Fri Apr 15 2011 10:15:00

Construction giant Skanska is a leader in "green building" and now wants to move to "green" retro fit.

Marlins turn Florida's Orange Bowl greenupdated: Fri Dec 03 2010 11:59:00

The tools and tradesman building the new home for the Florida Marlins are typical of any construction site. The difference here is that this building is green.

Green monastery is heavenly for Benedictine sistersupdated: Sun Apr 25 2010 09:36:00

Green living is a spiritual calling for a group of Christian women in the upper Midwest. Call it a heavenly approach to being good stewards of the Earth.

CNNMoney: Green homes face a red lightupdated: Wed Mar 10 2010 04:00:00

Lots of people, especially those trying to battle high utility bills, believe in energy-efficient homebuilding.

Fortune: 15 best places for green jobsupdated: Mon Oct 26 2009 05:17:00

Dear Annie: I graduated from college with a civil engineering degree last spring, and I'm planning to go to architecture school. I want to focus my training on learning how to retrofit existing buildings and power plants to be more energy-efficient.

People.com: Watch Brad Pitt to Speak Live About New Orleansupdated: Thu Sep 24 2009 16:48:00

The actor will speak as part of the Clinton Global Initiative

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