LEED-ing by Example

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LEED-ing by Example Harvard Business School http://hbswk.hbs.edu/item/7112.html Published: November 19, 2012 Author: Carmen Nobel Comments 0 E-Mail Print Share Executive Summary: When a local government decides to pursue environmentally aware construction policies for its own buildings, the private sector follows suit, according to new research by Timothy Simcoe and Michael W. Toffel. About Faculty in this Article: Michael Toffel is …

Here is a Green Building – Joseph A. Steger Student Life Center, University of Cincinnati

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The Joseph A. Steger Student Life Center received a National AIA Honor Award in 2006.Central Campus, University of Cincinnati, OH 45221

UC made a commitment to build to LEED Certification standards for all its new and renovated buildings.

The Green Learning Station of the Civic Garden Center of Greater Cincinnati will showcase a proposed Green Building signage project in a display at Park+Vine Nov. 30 – Jan. 24, 2013. An opening reception will be held Friday, Nov. 30, 2012 – 6 to 8 p.m. at Park+Vine, 1202 Main Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202.

The Steger Center is one of the buildings that are part of the Cincinnati Green Building Signage Project . The following are some of the sustainable features of the building.

City’s Green Roots Beginning to Flower – Green Umbrella Summit – May 3, 2013

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Green Learning Station Flower Signage Idea Germinating in Cincinnati – Green City of the West

The eight poster show will be on exhibit at the Green Umbrella Summit May 3, 2013. Then it will move to another of the venues illustrated on the posters.

The Queen City and environs are gaining national attention for green and sustainable efforts. An idea from the Green Learning Station of the Civic Garden Center of Cincinnati will identify greater Cincinnati’s stock of green buildings.

Thanks to some recent green-sky thinking, area residents and visitors should be able to point to the major buildings exemplifying sustainable energy and environmental design that are part of Cincinnati’s green building movement. The area will be “blooming” when a proposal to “plant” exterior signs in front of these sites becomes a reality. The project (Cincinnati Green Building Signage Project) is just another way the Queen City (and the city that sings) is moving forward as the Green City of the West. Beyond attracting architectural tourists (believe me, these folks exist), the colorful, eye-catching signage project will go the distance in promoting healthy environments – good for the planet and its people.