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3058-044-Final pass-11_Abair.indd
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623 Recent Developments in Land Use, Planning and Zoning Green Buildings: What It Means To Be “Green” and the Evolution of Green Building Laws Jesse W. Abair* Amid global warming concerns , the increasing cost of fossil fuels, and the decreasing cost of green building materials, the momentum behind the “green building” movement continues to grow. Worldwide, construction and building maintenance consume 40% of the world’s energy, 65% of all electricity, and 40% of raw materials. 1 In the United...

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