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[29 Apr 2011 | No Comment | 2,203 views]
Energy models not just for the uber green anymore

Oregon’s Daily Journal of Commerce recently reported that energy modeling is not just for sustainability geeks anymore! NEEA’s BetterBricks initiative has held that view for awhile and has partnered extensively with regional and national experts to research energy modeling tools …

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[3 Nov 2010 | No Comment | 1,878 views]
Do You or a Colleague Deserve an Award for Your Sustainability Efforts?

2011 BetterBricks Awards Call for Nominations

BetterBricks Awards Calls for Nominations.

Each year, a handful of standout individuals throughout the Northwest are honored with a BetterBricks Award for their commitment to high performance buildings and contributions to a sustainable built environment.  These awards honor the people …

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[4 Jun 2010 | No Comment | 2,326 views]
What Makes It Green: Winners Revealed

WMIG_webgraphic_0The Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance’s BetterBricks initiative congratulates the Seattle AIA 2010 What Makes It Green Award winners and the Seattle AIA and Seattle COTE for an outstanding program and process. The program culminated in the 11th annual awards event …

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[14 May 2010 | One Comment | 17,331 views]
Targeting 100!  How New Hospitals Can Use 60% Less Energy

Targeting 100!

A groundbreaking new research effort reveals how hospitals, which account for four percent of all energy consumed in the U.S., can achieve a 60 percent reduction in energy utility use by redesigning the way they use energy. A newly constructed, …

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[13 May 2010 | No Comment | 5,121 views]
Leading European Architect Addresses Portland-area Building Professionals and Students

David CookAnother great opportunity to hear from a leading European practitioner presents itself for Portland area building professionals and students.

David Cook of Behnisch Architekten, and currently the Pietro Belluschi Distinguished Visiting Professor in Architecture at the University of Oregon …