FEATURE ARTICLE

Passive Survivability: A New Design Criterion for Buildings

Buildings and their occupants are vulnerable to threats ranging from storms and rising sea levels to accidents and terrorism. In this feature article, EBN describes how to design and construct buildings to maintain livable conditions in the event of extended power outages or loss of heating fuel or water.

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Green Building News

Humanity Overshoots Biological Capacity by 39%

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U.S. Homes Continue to Grow

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Petroleum Net Imports Reach a New High

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Norton Claims Increase in Wetlands

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Landowner to Pay for Clean Water Act Violations

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New Jersey Meadowlands Commission Plans 5 MW Photovoltaic System

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Wisconsin Commits to Green Building

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Florida Partnership Promotes Green Affordable Housing

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Green Roof Industry Reports 80% Growth

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Toronto Commits to Green Roofs

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WBCSD Aims for Climate-Neutral Buildings by 2050

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FSC to Develop Risk Registry Program

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Rose Starts Smart Growth Investment Fund

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CTG Opens Northeast Regional Office

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PBS to Air "design: e2"

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SBIC Releases New Version of Energy-10

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BOMA Launches BEEP

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Product News & Reviews

Another Green Panel Manufacturer Calls it Quits

Rodman Industries, manufacturer of ResinCore1(tm) particleboard, has announced that it will close by the end of May.

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New Delta Showerhead Advances State of the Art

The Delta Faucet Company's newest showerhead delivers a satisfying shower using only 1.6 gallons of water per minute.

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Kohler Enters the Waterless Urinal Market

The Kohler Company has introduced two stylish, vitreous-china waterless urinal models.

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May 2006

Volume 15, Number 5

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