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June 3, 2013

A new study from Kantar Retail and TNS revealed that shoppers prefer The Home Depot over Canadian Tire, Rona and other DIY retailers when shopping for home improvement items and do-it-yourself projects.

September 27, 2011

Energy cost savings, government incentives, and customer attraction and retention are driving energy efficiency in the retail sector, according to the results of the fifth annual global “Energy Efficiency Indicator” survey. The survey of nearly 4,000 building owners and operators representing 24 industry segments worldwide was led by Johnson Controls’ Institute for Building Efficiency, the International Facility Management Association and the Urban Land Institute.


June 16, 2011

Eighty percent of building owners expect double-digit energy-price increases during the next year, causing owners to set an average energy reduction target of 12%, according to Johnson Controls’ fifth annual global Energy Efficiency Indicator survey.

March 16, 2011

Office Depot announced Wednesday that it has joined the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s list of Energy Star Leaders for reducing its energy consumption by 27.5% across its building portfolio.

March 15, 2010

The International Code Council has released the first public version of the International Green Construction...

January 13, 2010

California had approved the most stringent, environmentally friendly building code standards of any state in...

January 13, 2009

One sector that showed a less-than-expected decline in December was the home-improvement category, as data...

November 17, 2008

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) reaffirmed its commitment to the development of Standard 189.1...

October 26, 2008

The Promenade at Coconut Creek, the largest mixed-use lifestyle center in Northern Broward County,...

August 31, 2008

Retailers from across the nation shared their insights and experiences into green building and...

July 27, 2008

A new study by Vertis Communications revealed that fewer Americans plan to engage in "do...

September 30, 2007

By early 2009, but perhaps in less than a year, the American business community will...

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