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Phoenix And Scottsdale Adopt Green Construction Code

Green Construction Code, Phoenix, Scottsdale

It has been almost one month since the City of Phoenix adopted a voluntary green construction code to promote energy efficiency and sustainability in construction activities. A keystone of the code is that both new and old projects can achieve the green standard without paying third-party fees; costly fees can often prevent projects from getting off the… Read More →

Building Green: Corporate Lobbies, The WOW Factor

Corporate Lobbies - AZRE Magazine November/December 2010
by in Building Green

Three Valley corporate lobbies showcase how design can be sustainable and spectacular. By definition, the “Wow Factor” refers to the degree to which the first impression of something makes a person say “Wow!” It’s surprising, cool and original. Walk into a corporate lobby and “wow” is the reaction many firms are trying to achieve. We… Read More →