TITLE

Green Buildings and Energy Efficiency

AUTHOR(S)
Vamosi, Stephen J.
PUB. DATE
November 2010
SOURCE
Heating/Piping/Air Conditioning Engineering;Nov2010, Vol. 82 Issue 11, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the construction of green and energy-efficient buildings in the U.S. It highlights the move of the Chicago chapter of the U.S. Green Building Council to design a reliable and comprehensive study on building energy efficiency that involved 25 built projects in Illinois. The effort of seeking green-building certification by building owners and developers are discussed.
ACCESSION #
57264952

 

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