New laws and leadership cultivate green building in the Southwest

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19 Jul 2013
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Photo Credit: The Nite Tripper via Flickr Creative Commons

There’s something happening in those dry Southwestern mountains. It seems to be billowing outward from the ponderosa pines, carried by the roadrunner into the fields of Indian paintbrush and down into the mighty Colorado River. Thanks to the prolific outreach efforts of USGBC’s green building community, the benefits of healthy, efficient and low-impact buildings are on the mind, and lawmakers are taking action.

Here's some recent highlights from 2013:

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