Month: January 2012

Setting LEED Gold Standard in Texas

The West Irving Library that opened in the spring of 2011 is the first library in Texas to earn LEED Gold Certification thanks to conscientious construction and a multifaceted approach to conserving and capturing energy. It is a Net Zero Energy

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Spelling Out the Cuts

Library budgets across the country have been reduced so many times in the last couple of years, that the core services are taking a heavy hit. Periodical and book purchasing, children’s programs, maintenance and other essentials are now being reduced.

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