Vera Novak Dies at 55

Vera Novak Dies at 55

greenbuildingadvisor.com 14 Feb '16, 12pm

Longtime GBA blogger Vera Novak died on January 28, 2016, after a prolonged battle with cancer. We will miss her. Novak, a champion of women in the field of construction and green building practices, received a Masters of Science degree in Building Construction Science in 2011 from Virginia Tech. A year later, she received her PhD in Environmental Design and Planning from the same institution. GBA introduced Novak to our readers in a 2011 article, "Blog Review: Eco Build Trends Blog." Over the past four years, GBA published 12 guest blogs by Novak: The First National Green Code — or Communism? Be the Change You Want to See in the World Des...

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buildinggreen.com 14 Feb '16, 8am

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builditgreen.org 13 Feb '16, 12am
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