American Institute of Architects Lists Top 10 Green Buildings

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pocono-environmental-education-center.jpgThe AIA has made its selections of top green projects around the country, which include innovative environmental centers; school and library buildings, office and meeting spaces, and condominiums.

Green areas of focus include:  energy efficiency, water conservation strategies, natural storm-water management systems, proper site selection and building orientation, renewable energy solutions, daylighting measures, sustainable materials selection, and native landscaping.

For pics and profiles of all 10 sustainable buildings, click here.

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One Response to “American Institute of Architects Lists Top 10 Green Buildings”

  1. Adrian on April 28th, 2008 6:27 pm

    Hey thanks for the great blog, I love this stuff. I don’t usually do much for Earth Day but with everyone going green these days, I thought I’d try to do my part.

    I am trying to find easy, simple things I can do to help stop global warming (I don’t plan on buying a hybrid). Has anyone seen that is promoting their Earth Day (month) challenge, with the goal to get 1 million people to take their carbon footprint test in April? I took the test, it was easy and only took me about 2 minutes and I am planning on lowering my score with some of their tips.

    I am looking for more easy fun stuff to do. If you know of any other sites worth my time let me know.

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