27 Dec '12, 1pm

New York City’s Top 5 Stories in Green Building: 2012: From our perspective, local awareness of and interest in ...

New York City’s Top 5 Stories in Green Building: 2012: From our perspective, local awareness of and interest in ...

rom our perspective, local awareness of and interest in environmental issues connected to the built environment surged in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy’s devastating impact on the New York City metropolitan area. But there was no shortage of important green building- and real estate-related stories that we covered here at gbNYC during the course of 2012. So, as the year draws to a close, let’s take a quick look back at the following five of our articles from 2012 that were the most popular (by total page views) here at gbNYC:

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earth911.com 26 Dec '12, 1pm

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treehugger.com 27 Dec '12, 1pm

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Guest Post: Turn Your New Real Estate Green for Big Money and Eco-Awareness Benefits @gbelements

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greenbuildingelements.com 28 Dec '12, 5pm

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eco-chick.com 30 Dec '12, 3pm

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What Makes A Building Green? You Sure Can't Tell From It's Energy Star Rating

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treehugger.com 27 Dec '12, 5pm

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ecohomemagazine.com 31 Dec '12, 3pm

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greensource.construction.com 29 Dec '12, 12am

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My green business heroes of 2012

My green business heroes of 2012

greenbiz.com 25 Dec '12, 3pm

In the little corner of the world that occupies much of my attention — the places where business and sustainability inters...

In New York City's third largest 2012 deal, Mic...

greenbuildingsnyc.com 07 Jan '13, 10pm

, the 40-story, 1.1 million-square-foot 11 Times Square was the first commercial building developed in Manhattan by New Je...

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care2.com 27 Dec '12, 10pm

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Top 7 Bizarre Eco-Fashion Stories of 2012 (Vote...

ecouterre.com 26 Dec '12, 9pm

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The top 10 sustainability stories of 2012

The top 10 sustainability stories of 2012

greenbiz.com 24 Dec '12, 4pm

Last year I summarized the Top Sustainability Stories of 2011 and offered my predictions for the Top Sustainability Storie...

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greenbuildexpo.org 25 Dec '12, 8pm

Annual awards to be celebrated at Greenbuild International Conference and Expo Washington, D.C. – (Oct. 9, 2012) – The U.S...