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3 Furniture Designers with Environmental Impact

Interior furniture design is a dynamic and vast industry, touting a plethora of options for every taste and need. In recent years, the concept of eco-friendly furniture has begun to mix with highly interpretive art. The result? Exquisitely crafted, highly intriguing objects that span the worlds of furniture, art and lifestyle.

Such pieces become the much-talked about focal pieces of any room - and rightfully so! Just take a look at the following few examples, and you’ll catch my drift. Here are three furniture designers whose work has inspired us by building furniture that is not only beautiful, but also making a worthwhile environmental statement: Read Full Article > http://poplarnetwork.com/news/3-furniture-designers-environmental-impact

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Are Retrofits in Historic Buildings a Nightmare?

When it comes to buildings, should we embrace our history or scrap it? Preservation and sustainable construction don’t have to be at odds - and more LEED professionals are opening up to the prospect of working on historic projects.

The preservation of historic buildings is essential to maintaining cultural diversity, promoting history, and fostering a sense of progress. While LEED EB guidelines do not specifically address historic preservation projects, there is a great deal that can be derived from the information that is offered. What’s more, there are a number of online resources, including the National Parks Service, Preservation Nation, and the Environmental Protection Agency, that can help you identify the best path for progress with your sustainable retrofitting. Read Full Article > http://poplarnetwork.com/news/are-retrofits-historic-buildings-nightmare 

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What does Errata mean in EA?

In PR-2 Minimum Energy Performance it says compliance with the provisions of ANSI/ASHRAE/IESNA with errata? What does it mean here? Read our experts full answer here > http://www.poplarnetwork.com/questions-and-answers/what-does-errata-mean-ea

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Greenstep Project Experience: Can we use this exprerience as credit for LEED AP application? Read our experts answer here > http://poplarnetwork.com/questions-and-answers/greenstep-project-experience

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Cybersecurity and Green Buildings

In the past, all we needed to protect our buildings was a secure physical structure... but today much more is needed. Cybersecurity is even more important in the green building industry. Read Full Article > http://poplarnetwork.com/news/cybersecurity-and-green-buildings

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"Solar Farm Rejected Amid Fears It Will 'Suck Up The Sun's Energy'" and More Top Stories from the Green Building Industry http://poplarnetwork.com/news/green-building-top-5-december-16-2015

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More Than Just Green: 5 Beautiful, Eco-Friendly Wallpaper Choices

With thousands of choices between the group, these five eco-friendly wallpaper producers have interior designers buzzing.

Sometimes paint just won’t cut it. Sometimes your walls just need something more. In the past, the choice to use wallpaper meant inviting harmful toxins into your home - but not anymore! Now, your walls can be covered in beautiful and environmentally-friendly designs. Whether you're a LEED professional or weekend eco-warrior, these five sustainable wallpaper designers have something to consider: Read Full Article > http://poplarnetwork.com/news/more-just-green-5-beautiful-eco-friendly-wallpaper-choices

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LEED Credential Maintenance

The LEED Credential Maintenance Program (CMP) requires LEED Green Associate and LEED AP with Specialty credential holders to complete CE hours every two (2) years through continuing education activities. Read Full Article > http://poplarnetwork.com/topics/leed-credential-maintenance

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7 Green Cleaning Products You Already Own

You don’t have to spend big bucks to naturally keep your home clean - just look on your shelves to find these 7 products.

The average American spends at least 9 hours a day in their home, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, and because we spend so much time there, we’re willing to go above and beyond to keep it clean in the greenest way possible. But what many don’t know is that the greenest, most effective products aren’t those in the fancy bottles with the high price tags. Rather, they’re the simple goods we already have lying around the house. Read Full Article > http://poplarnetwork.com/news/7-green-cleaning-products-you-already-own

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Free LEED Green Associate Sample Questions

The LEED Green Associate is one of the most popular professional credentials for green building and sustainability in the world. Passing this exam is required to earn the more advanced LEED AP credential.

Also referred to unofficially as "LEED GA", the exam contains 100 questions, including 15 pre-test questions and 85 questions on specific knowledge domains, which include the following: Reaf Full Article > http://www.poplarnetwork.com/news/free-leed-green-associate-sample-questions
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