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    1. "Whole Building" Approach to Sustainable Design
    The first sustainable solar community development in South Africa was one of 15 projects worldwide selected for presentation at the UN Global Warming Conference in ...
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    2. Biodiversity and Your Energy Use
    USA
    We rarely think about energy use in environmental terms. Yet the way we use energy resources has a profound effect on the quality of the ...
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    3. Green Living Center: Carpeting and Flooring
    USA
    This resource has information about: carpeting, carpet padding, installation, natural carpets, surface treatment, cleaning, subflooring and finishes and adhesives. ...
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    4. Green Living Center: Lighting
    USA
    Appropriate lighting contributes to our comfort and our ability to work and thrive in the buildings we occupy. Our choice of lightbulbs and natural light ...
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    5. Green Living Center: Painting and Finishing Products
    USA
    A study by Johns Hopkins University several years ago concluded that there were some 300 known carcinogens and 150 mutagens in any given can of ...
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    6. Green Living Center: Wallcoverings
    USA
    Wallcoverings can be created from nearly any material and fiber. Today we find all types of natural and synthetics materials being used to produce practical ...
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    7. Green Living Center: Wood and Other Hard Surface Flooring
    USA
    Wood flooring, ceramic tile and glass, linoleum and cork, vinyl and rubber as well as other floor coverings, finishes and adhesives are all commonly used ...
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    8. Low-Impact Commercial Complex in a Small Town
    The Sustainable Technology Center (STC) in Friday Harbor, Washington aims to prove that renewable energy and other sustainable systems can be used cost - effectively ...
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    9. Affordable by Design Building an Eco-House on a Tight Budget is No Longer an Impossible Dream
    A small but dedicated crop of architects and developers is rethinking the concept of the eco-home to meet the needs of average folk who don't ...
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    10. An Interview with Bill McDonough
    Bill McDonough is a household name to people in the business of sustainability. Like the rest of us, he's shooting far beyond sustaining - we ...
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    11. An Interview with Hans-Peter Becker Managing Director, Wilkhahn UK
    The managing director of a German office furniture firm describes how to run a green business. ...
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    12. Building on the Preservation of the Earth: Habitat Goes Green
    Habitat for Humanity of Metro Denver incorporates green building practices into houses for low income homeowners. ...
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    13. California Report Describes The Problem Of Indoor Air Pollution
    Indoor air pollution is a much more serious problem than outdoor air pollution. Even when indoor pollution levels are lower than outdoor levels, exposures can ...
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    14. Chattanooga on a Roll From America's Dirtiest City to Its Greenest
    By 1969, just before the first Earth Day, the Environmental Protection Agency had bestowed on Chattanooga a special award for being "the dirtiest city in ...
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    15. Easy Tips You Can Use to Make Your Office
    If you're one of the more than 50 million Americans who work in an office, it may surprise you to learn how great an impact ...
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    16. Ecological Design In Industry: Four companies lead the way
    During the last few years, a number of industries have begun to address the issue of sustaining the world's wood resources.The motivating factors are linked ...
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    17. Establishing a Sustainable Design Practice in Architecture and Engineering
    The article describes some of the pitfalls that must be overcome by sustainable designers. ...
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    18. Evicting Unwanted Chemical Guests
    A thorough guide to identifying harmful substances found in common household products, safe disposal, and healthier alternatives. ...
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    19. Facts about Wood
    USA
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    20. First Sustainable Tourism Planning Model
    Ecoplan:net has joined with the Canadian Tourism Commission and the Kaska Tribal Council to develop a comprehensive Sustainable Tourism Planning and Development Model based on ...
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