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COMMISSION FOR ENVIRONMENTAL COOPERATION

THREE COUNTRIES WORKING TOGETHER TO PROTECT OUR SHARED ENVIRONMENT


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Green Building

Since 2010, the CEC task force of green building experts has been looking at how to improve access to financing for green building, improving education and workforce training as well as efforts to adopt best practices in all three countries.  The CEC’s work on green building was kicked off in 2006, when the Secretariat released an independent report recommending that North American leaders make green building a foundational driver for environmental, social, and economic improvement in Canada, Mexico, and the United States. 

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Green building library
This repository offers quick and convenient access to a wealth of information that can support the development
Green Building
Improving Conditions for Green Building Construction in North America
Buildings in North America are major consumers of electricity and water and contribute an estimated 35 percent of the continent’s total greenhouse gas emissions
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Three Imperatives to Create the Future of Green Building
Whether your vision is for net-zero-energy buildings, communities that are integrated with their natural environments, or healthy living and working environments for everyone, there are some basic skills the industry has to master for that kind of goal to be realized. [Read more
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Improving Conditions for Green Building Construction in North America
Buildings in North America are major consumers of electricity and water and contribute an estimated 35 percent of the continent’s total greenhouse gas emissions. Building greener, more environmentally sustainable structures can reduce the environmental impacts of our buildings.
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Supporting the Growth of Green Building
Green building addresses climate change and other energy-related air emissions in two basic ways
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Green building focus of new independent report
Montreal, 3/23/2006-The Secretariat of the Commission for Environmental Cooperation (CEC) announced today that it has initiated an independent study on the challenges and opportunities for green building in North America