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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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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Russia Ratifies Kyoto

Fleming College Offers Sustainable Design Degree

ADPSR Leads Prison Design Boycott

Forster's Tern Has Highest PBDE Concentration

Study Offers Insight on Asthma

Attorneys General Sue Over Pesticides in Public Housing

DuPont Reaches Class-Action Settlement

NYC Signs 20-Year Recycling Contract

RI to Harness Wave Energy

Danny Seo Helps Green Kimpton Hotels

America Waits Through Record Congestion

Birds & Buildings Conference Planned for Chicago

FedEx Plans California's Largest Corporate PV Array

USGBC Offers Fellowship

NYS Adopts Pataki's Renewable Energy Plan

White House Supports Wind Energy

November 2004

Volume 13, Number 11

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