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Sensible Interview: Elaine Lipman Barnes

I met Elaine Lipman Barnes through Twitter (elbarneshouse).  Soon I learned that she manages a billion dollar green schools program in Ohio.  Since green schools are an emerging industry, I thought Elaine would be perfect for a Sensible Interview.  She didn’t disappoint.  Enjoy!  — Chris:  Can you tell me about the green building program you manage? Elaine: … Continue Reading

The Political Winds Are Changing: Part II

On Wednesday, we highlighted the Bush Administration’s recent decision to order the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to not adopt regulations that would have improved energy efficiency in all federal buildings.  This decision is in stark contrast to the political platform and green building policies being pushed by President-Elect Obama.  If you may recall, … Continue Reading