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McGraw-Hill Construction and U.S. Green Building Council Renew Alliance to Advance Sustainable Design and Construction


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NEW YORK, Jan. 3, 2012 /PR Newswire/ --  McGraw-Hill Construction and the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) have renewed their alliance to share green building news and analysis through GreenSource Magazine and Through this agreement, which began in 2006, GreenSource will continue to be distributed to 14,000 USGBC members. The two organizations will also work together to produce thought-leadership pieces about sustainable design and construction.

'We look forward to continuing our alliance with the USGBC, enabling us to work together for the benefit of the construction industry,' said Kate Cassino, VP of Product Development, McGraw-Hill Construction. 'Our commitment to sustainable design and construction will remain evident in our products and services, as well as through GreenSource Magazine.'

'Our USGBC members have come to depend on the insightful and thoughtful content put forth through GreenSource Magazine,' said Judith Webb, SVP, Strategic Development, USGBC. 'We have an exciting year ahead of us in the green building movement and look forward to continuing our collaboration with McGraw-Hill Construction to advance market transformation.'

A mainstay in the green building market since 2006, GreenSource Magazine and are produced by award-winning editors from McGraw-Hill Construction/Architectural Record with support from BuildingGreen, Inc. and USGBC. In the past 12 months, GreenSource has received a gold Eddie Award for its website, a silver Eddie for its Sept. 2010 issue, gold Ozzie for its redesign, and a bronze Ozzie for an illustration from FOLIO: Magazine; and a silver medal, a merit award, and five awards for commissioned illustrations from the Society of Publication Designers. GreenSource is a premier provider of green content and a leader in covering noteworthy trends and best practices in sustainable design. In 2011, architects, design professionals and LEED professionals took more than 65,000 continuing education tests for Green Building Certification Institute credit from GreenSource articles and interactive presentations in print and online.

McGraw-Hill Construction is committed to advancing the construction sustainability agenda through its magazines, research and analytics, and digital products. Its thought-leadership reports on green building this year shed light on the rise of green jobs, green building ROI, and prefabrication and modularization.

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About McGraw-Hill Construction:
McGraw-Hill Construction connects people, projects and products across the construction industry. For more than a century, it has remained North America's leading provider of project and product information, plans and specifications, and industry news, trends and forecasts. McGraw-Hill Construction serves more than one million customers in the global construction industry through Dodge, Sweets, Architectural Record, Engineering News-Record, GreenSource, and SNAP. To learn more, visit or follow @mhconstruction on Twitter.


About The McGraw-Hill Companies:
McGraw-Hill (NYSE: MHP) announced on September 12, 2011, its intention to separate into two public companies: McGraw-Hill Financial, a provider of content and analytics to global financial markets, and McGraw-Hill Education, an education company focused on digital learning and education services worldwide. McGraw-Hill Financial's leading brands include Standard & Poor's Ratings Services, S&P Capital IQ, S&P Indices, Platts energy information services, and J.D. Power and Associates. With sales of $6.2 billion in 2010, the Corporation has approximately 21,000 employees across more than 280 offices in 40 countries. Additional information is available at




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