FEATURE ARTICLE

Integrated Design

Integrated design is essential for delivering a cost-effective green building. Successful practitioners have come up with ways to get the whole team collaborating effectively and thinking outside-the-box. Not only are they delivering green projects within conventional building budgets, but many are doing it for a conventional fee. EBN editor Nadav Malin shares their advice on how to make it work, and make it pay.

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Green Building News

Knott Welcomes Noisette Urban Alliance

A network of 15 building-product manufacturers has formed to aid in the development of the Noisette District of North Charleston, South Carolina.

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Bill Browning Heads to Haymount

Browning has left his job at RMI to work on the development of Haymount, a New Urbanist town outside Washington, D.C.

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PCB Threat From Caulking

Caulking installed during the 1960s and '70s still contains toxic PCBs, threatening the health of those who are exposed to it.

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Sprawl Linked to Chronic Health Problems

Sprawling development leads to a host of chronic health problems, according to a new study from the RAND(r) Corporation.

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Why Non-Flushing Urinals Fail (And How to Prevent Those Failures)

Non-flushing urinals have attracted a lot of positive attention, but not every installation has been a success. This article explores the pitfalls and how to avoid them.

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Russia Ratifies Kyoto

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Fleming College Offers Sustainable Design Degree

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ADPSR Leads Prison Design Boycott

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Forster's Tern Has Highest PBDE Concentration

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Study Offers Insight on Asthma

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Attorneys General Sue Over Pesticides in Public Housing

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DuPont Reaches Class-Action Settlement

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NYC Signs 20-Year Recycling Contract

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RI to Harness Wave Energy

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Danny Seo Helps Green Kimpton Hotels

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America Waits Through Record Congestion

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Birds & Buildings Conference Planned for Chicago

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FedEx Plans California's Largest Corporate PV Array

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USGBC Offers Fellowship

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NYS Adopts Pataki's Renewable Energy Plan

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White House Supports Wind Energy

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Product News & Reviews

PV Glazing from Schott and MSK

Two new building-integrated photovoltaic products provide daylighting while generating power. This article provides the specs on both and, in a sidebar, explores whether PV-glazing is really a good way to go.

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From the Editors

New Book From BGI: Green Building Products

November 2004

Volume 13, Number 11

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