McGraw-Hill Construction Launches New Magazine on Sustainable Design

GreenSource, The Magazine of Sustainable Design, Connects Architects,

Interior Designers, and Building Owners With Green Building Products and


Jun 08, 2006, 01:00 ET from McGraw Hill Construction

    LOS ANGELES, June 8 /PRNewswire/ -- McGraw-Hill Construction today
 launched a new magazine dedicated to the growing market for
 environmentally- responsible "green" buildings. GreenSource, The Magazine
 of Sustainable Design will present news, features, case studies of
 important projects, and green product information to more than 40,000
 architects, interior designers, building owners, and members of the U.S.
 Green Building Council.
     McGraw-Hill Construction editors will collaborate on GreenSource and
 the related web site with editors from BuildingGreen, Inc. -- an
 information company that provides accurate, unbiased green product
 information and policy analysis for building industry professionals and
 policy makers. BuildingGreen editors will assist with editorial content,
 green product information, and web-specific content on BuildingGreen publishes Environmental
 Building News, GreenSpec(R) Directory, which contains more than 2,000 green
 building products, and Green Building Products.
     "The commercial green building market is expected to become a $10 to
 $20 billion industry within the next 5 years. Adding residential green
 construction brings the potential market up to $60 billion by 2010.
 Building professionals have a growing need for more information on green
 building products and projects, and building owners have a need to connect
 with architects, designers and builders who can help them build
 environmentally responsible buildings," said James H. McGraw, IV, group
 publisher, McGraw-Hill Construction. "Together with the credibility and
 resources of BuildingGreen, we can produce a magazine and online resources
 which will set the standard as the premier information source for the green
 building market."
     GreenSource will be under the editorial direction of Robert Ivy, FAIA,
 vice president, editorial director, and editor-in-chief of Architectural
 Record. In addition to content provided by BuildingGreen, editors and
 reporters from McGraw-Hill Construction's Architectural Record and
 Engineering News-Record will contribute to both Green Source and The website's focus will be on
 sustainability for the built environment and linked to McGraw-Hill
 Construction's primary online portal at, plus the
 sites for Architectural Record and Engineering New-Record, as well as
 BuildingGreen's site at
     "With articles about the latest trends and developments in green design
 and technology, interdisciplinary case studies, interviews with thought
 leaders and visionaries, updates on green building policy and case studies
 and practical tips, GreenSource will both inspire and inform, helping
 readers leverage green building to reach their environmental and economic
 goals," said Rick Fedrizzi, President, CEO & Founding Chair, USGBC.
     For the past year, McGraw-Hill Construction, through its Research &
 Analytics group, has introduced its Green SmartMarket Report series, in
 addition to its bringing Green to the McGraw-Hill Construction Network(R)
 for both projects and products. These combined offerings provide the
 industry with the most comprehensive online Green resource/information of
 people, projects, and products available.
     "BuildingGreen has built a reputation as the voice of cutting edge
 green thinking and design. We are excited to have the opportunity to work
 with McGraw-Hill Construction to bring our work to a wider audience of
 leading architects and engineers," said Nadav Malin, vice president of
 BuildingGreen, Inc. and editor of Environmental Building News.
     GreenSource will be published twice in 2006, premiering at the American
 Institute of Architects convention on June 8, and followed in October prior
 to the U.S. Green Building Council's GreenBuild Conference & Expo held
 November 15-17 in Denver. McGraw-Hill Construction will also produce the
 Conference and Expo Guide. Additional issues of GreenSource are expected to
 be added in 2007.
     For advertising information in GreenSource, please contact VP Publisher
 Laura Viscusi at 212-904-2518 or at
     About McGraw-Hill Construction
     McGraw-Hill Construction, part of The McGraw-Hill Companies (NYSE:  
 MHP), connects people, projects and products across the design and
 construction industry. From project and product information to industry
 news, trends and forecasts, the Company provides industry players the
 tools, resources and applications that help them save time, money, and
 energy, especially through the new McGraw-Hill Construction Network(R).
 Backed by the power of Engineering News-Record (ENR), Dodge, Sweets,
 Architectural Record, and 11 regional publications, McGraw-Hill
 Construction serves more than one million customers within the $4.6
 trillion global construction community. For more information, visit
     About The McGraw-Hill Companies
     Founded in 1888, The McGraw-Hill Companies is a leading global
 information services provider meeting worldwide needs in the financial
 services, education and business information markets through leading brands
 such as Standard & Poor's, McGraw-Hill Education, BusinessWeek and J.D.
 Power and Associates. The Corporation has more than 290 offices in 38
 countries. Sales in 2005 were $6.0 billion. Additional information is
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     About BuildingGreen, Inc.
     Based in Brattleboro, Vermont BuildingGreen, Inc., has provided the
 building industry with quality information on sustainable design and
 construction since its founding in 1985. Its publications include
 Environmental Building News; the GreenSpec(R) Directory; the residential
 product directory Green Building Products; and the integrated, online
 BuildingGreen Suite.

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