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  • July 2008 Issue
    GreenSmart Construction July 2008

    Cover Story
    Green Renovation Award:
    What's Old is New Again

    Group Mackenzie, a Portland architecture firm, won GreenSmart’s Best of 2007 Green Renovation award for the redesign of an old warehouse in Portland into a RiverEast Center.
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    Guard Against Greenwashing
    Although no data exists to quantify how much greenwashing occurs, designers and contractors have become wary that as green building gains in popularity, people or companies trying to jump on the trend will tout more greenness than they deliver.
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    Counting Carbon
    Introducing a new tool for measuring the carbon output of construction projects, Mithun, Seattle, and the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center have joined forces to expand current understanding of the construction industry's role in global warming and help it to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Full Story >>

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