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January is the time of year when we ask ourselves what we hope to see in the coming year. For the green building market in Latin America, we expect to see the investments in learning and early adoption of tools such as Arc , LEED v4 and EDGE pay off with more green building projects across the region. What is the one thing that building owners, LEED professionals and investors alike could do to make Latin America a little bit greener in 2017? Get more data centers to become green buildings. There are nearly 40 data center projects participating in LEED in Latin America, with the majority of LEED-certified centers in Brazil. It’s a major area for growth, providing value to the market and impacting the environment. Why are green data centers important for Latin America? 1. They're a fast-growing segment of buildings and infrastructure. According to industry experts, the numb...

Full article: http://www.usgbc.org/articles/greenwatch-latin-america-gr...

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