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The Greenest Building is One Already Built

by Becki Retzlaff Auburn University is home to some excellent examples of green buildings, and Auburn has made commitments to purchasing sustainable equipment and construction materials for new buildings. One fine example of such a building is the new Jay and Susie Gouge Performing Arts Center, which is certified by…
November 11, 2022
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Constructing a Gold Standard on the Field & in the Future

Contributed by Auburn Athletics Student Communicator The world is ever-changing as we advance with new technologies and the industries that support it. With this comes even more construction for renovations and new buildings. How does that change co-exist with the world around us as we strive to keep the Earth…
December 1, 2019
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Auburn University’s United States Green Building Council Chapter

Post contributed by Laura Young, Undergraduate Student, College of Human Sciences, Interior Design and USGBC Chapter President Laura works to incorporate sustainability into her coursework in Interior Design. I have been hearing the word “sustainability” since my first day of class at Auburn. As an interior design student, the term…
February 27, 2017
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Is Green the Color of the Hospitality Industry?

Post contributed by Dr. Imran Rahman, Assistant Professor, Department of Nutrition, Dietetics, and Hospitality Management, College of Human Sciences "Business is the economic engine of our Western culture, and if it could be transformed to truly serve nature as well as ourselves, it could become essential to our rescue." -…
August 22, 2016