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  • Cars are Good, Buildings are Bad — We Need Another National Lab

    Cars are Good, Buildings are Bad — We Need Another National Lab

    The title is not completely correct, cars are not really good, but they are less bad than buildings. We hear constantly: “Cars cause Global Warming” (more accurately contribute to Climate Change). People are purchasing hybrids to do their part to help save the earth and lower our need for fuel. We rarely hear: Buildings are […]

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  • ecoScorecard Advances BIM Capabilities With Google SketchUp™ Integration

    ecoScorecard Advances BIM Capabilities With Google SketchUp™ Integration

    Phoenix, November 11, 2009 – ecoScorecard, the technology platform that helps building product specifiers evaluate environmental attributes of products, today revealed the new ecoScorecard plug-in that works with Google SketchUp and provides a critical link between popular BIM (Building Information Modeling) tools and important environmental rating systems such as LEED. The announcement was made today […]

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