Tagged: u.s. green building council

LEED Changing the World for the Better (Linda K. Smith & David S. Mann Commentary)

by Linda K. Smith and David S. Mann 7/15/2013 12:00 am

Once a trend, the sustainable, or green, building effort is now the norm in the design and construction of commercial and public buildings.

Putting Green to Work Lunch Thursday

by Lauren James 4/23/2013 10:29 am

Thursday's Putting Green to Work lunch will feature Linda K. Smith, executive director of the Arkansas Chapter of the U.S. Green Building Council. Admission is free but registration is required.

6 Arkansas Construction Projects Get LEED Certification

by Lance Turner 7/23/2012 12:00 am

Six of the most recent construction projects to get LEED certifications from the Green Building Council.

Martha Jane Murray: Why Big Business Wants Inside Her Head

by Jason M. Wiest 3/1/2009 12:00 am

Murray hopes to change businesses' environmental policies and earn them a profit through a program called HEAL Arkansas.

Serving Globally, Living Locally: Heifer International's Jo Luck Reflects on Her Passion for Her State

by Jennifer Pyron 8/1/2008 12:00 am

From Rwanda, Bosnia-Herzegovina and Vietnam to Ecuador, Nicaragua and Nepal, Jo Luck lends her humanitarian hand to communities in need around the world. But at the end of the day, her favorite place in the world is the balcony of her Little Rock home overlooking the Arkansas River.

Green Movement Grows in Arkansas

by Arkansas Green Guide staff 1/1/2008 12:00 am

Examples of the ongoing eco-friendly efforts by local governments, nonprofits, private developers and residents.

How to Make Your Workplace Greener

by Amanda Morgan 1/1/2008 12:00 am

A collection of simple tips, practices and products to make the workplace more sustainable.

Central Arkansas Growing Green (and Doing Well)

by Arkansas Green Guide Staff 1/1/2008 12:00 am

Challenges presented by environmental change and concerns require solutions that involve local governments, non-profit organizations, private developers and residents. Here, we highlight a few of the ongoing eco-friendly efforts made by these groups.

Eco-Hero: Buddy Villines Leads Pulaski County's Green Vision

by Natalie Ghidotti 1/1/2008 12:00 am

Pulaski County Judge Buddy Villines has always been environmentally conscious, but it wasn’t until the late ’90s that he realized there was more work to do.

Eco-Hero: Chris Ladner, Ecointegration Help Businesses with Green Goals

by Mark Friedman 1/1/2008 12:00 am

Chris Ladner has launched the sustainability consulting firm EcoIntegration Inc. of Little Rock to help businesses incorporate sustainable concepts into their companies.