13 Dec '12, 6pm

We're committed to the environment, that's why we're the first and only U.S. glass manufacturer to achieve Cradle...

Green building is centralized around the triple bottom line theory that views sustainability sustainability as being holistically comprised of social, environmental and economic attributes that consider the benefits of the people, planet and profit. Owners, operators, and/or occupants of green buildings have an abundance of opportunities to implement goals related to the triple bottom line by, among other things, decreasing operating costs, increasing health standards, and conserving natural resources. The built environment has a vast impact on the depletion of resources and habitat of the natural world; green buildings help reduce this threatening impact while satisfying the needs of occupants and mitigating associated costs. Buildings in the United States account for over 70% of the country's electricity consumption, nearly 40% of its energy use and close to 40% of all i...

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