Minnesota Eco Group proves not only new houses can be green

January 15, 2008,AEST

Wayzata Minnesota-based environmental organization Live Green, Live Smart announces The Sustainable House™ received Platinum certification from the U.S. Green Building Council™ (USGBC), for the remodeling of a 1948 rambler, located in Minnetonka, Minnesota. The award is the Council’s highest level | Read More

City bursting at the seams?

January 15, 2008,AEST

Ottawa Developers scorn city claims about residential land supply, while some suggest it’s time to tighten Greenbelt Developers are calling on the city to expand Ottawa’s urban boundary, vehemently disagreeing with “preliminary” estimates that the city has more than 20 | Read More

N.Y. leads USA in green construction

January 12, 2008,AEST

Two days ago, the Verdesian, a 26-story rental building developed by the Albanese Organization, became the first multi-family, residential high-rise building in the United States to receive Platinum LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) status from the U.S. Green | Read More

Fifteen Group Unveils Vision for Model Community

January 12, 2008,AEST

Fifteen Group Land & Development LLC today announced a plan to redevelop the 1930s era-Wyvernwood Garden Apartments into a 21st century, sustainable community that increases the amount of rental and for-sale housing, retail and commercial space in Boyle Heights. Los | Read More

Eastview park to be ‘one of a kind’

January 12, 2008,AEST

City hall is looking at creating a “one-of-a-kind” park for pollinators – including bees, butterflies, hummingbirds and moths – as part of its plans for turning the former Eastview landfill site into a big community park. “It’s going to be | Read More

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