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With energy prices forecast to rise for the foreseeable future and increasing interest in environmentally responsible “green” buildings, it is critical that such buildings ENERGY STAR is a U.S. EPA be energy efficient. It is often assumed that a green building will be energy efficient; partnership program that helps unfortunately this is not always the case. Because a building can gain green certification
business protect the environment
through superior energy managment. based on environmental factors other than energy efficiency, a building certified as green may actually not be any more energy efficient than a typical, non-green building.

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Date Of Record Release 2008-12-18 17:57:32
Description With energy prices forecast to rise for the foreseeable future and increasing interest in environmentally responsible “green” buildings, it is critical that such buildings ENERGY STAR is a U.S. EPA be energy efficient. It is often assumed that a green building will be energy efficient; partnership program that helps unfortunately this is not always the case. Because a building can gain green certification
business protect the environment
through superior energy managment. based on environmental factors other than energy efficiency, a building certified as green may actually not be any more energy efficient than a typical, non-green building.
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Date Of Record Creation 2008-12-18 17:53:00
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