31 May '13, 10pm

Friday Roundup: Portland's federal building reborn, Hillary at Greenbuild, straight talk on forest... #greenstuff

Friday Roundup: Portland's federal building reborn, Hillary at Greenbuild, straight talk on forest... #greenstuff

Here’s our weekly collection of green building clips: After years of construction, Edith Green-Wendell Wyatt Federal Building open and efficient , The Oregonian . The federal building in downtown Portland has undergone a jaw-dropping transformation and is working toward LEED Platinum. Hillary Rodham Clinton to Keynote Greenbuild , EcoBuildingPulse. Building on Greenbuild’s tradition of featuring impressive master speakers, the 67th secretary of state will give the opening address in Philadelphia on Nov. 20. Anti-LEED bill pulled from NC Senate committee review , Charlotte Business Journal . Good news for green buildings: A timber-industry-backed bill that would ban the use of LEED for public projects in North Carolina has been put on hold. Setting the record straight about forest certification , GreenBiz. Corey Brinkema, president of the Forest Stewardship Council U.S., ex...

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