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ZNCC Presentation: Climate Heritage Network

The Zero Net Carbon Collaboration (ZNCC) is hosting a presentation by Climate Heritage Network (CHN) Steering Committee members Carl Elefante and Lori Ferriss on Thursday, May 18th at 4:30pm. Carl Elefante and Lori Ferriss will discuss the role of buildings and infrastructure within the CHN, activities taking place in 2023, and opportunities to participate as a volunteer. Scott Henson, Principal

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Making Historic Landmarks Preservation Sustainable

The Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) requires that historic buildings meet certain aesthetic criteria, while the International Green Construction Code (IGCC) requires that these buildings meet certain sustainable criteria. Historic landmarks are part of our cultural history and tell us a lot about the past through their characteristics. During the manufacturing boom in the 19th century, building materials such as brick,

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Green Commercial Space and Sustainable Architecture

Commercial buildings contain everything from apartments to department stores, hotels to office space, doughnut shops to medical clinics, and sprawl over more than 80 billion square feet in the U.S. In green-speak this means each year commercial buildings are responsible for close to half of all energy consumption in the United States at the cost of over $200 billion per

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LEED Certification: Value for Commercial Design and Construction

LEED certification: Silver, Gold, and Platinum- does it add any real value to a commercial construction project? LEED stands for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design and is the most widely used green building rating system in the world. Developed by the United States Green Building Council, LEED seeks to reward the design, construction, maintenance, and operation of buildings that

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