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YKK AP Launches Video Contest

YKK AP America, Austell, Ga., announces the “Building a Better Tomorrow, Today” YouTube video competition to encourage innovation while further advancing the green building industry. Interested participants can now submit videos showcasing their ideas for how America can enhance the built environment for generations to come – whether it’s through an energy-savings, green building or sustainability perspective. Submissions are encouraged from architects, designers, contractors, manufacturers, students and the general public, and can consist of a new or existing idea, design, product, or project. Winners will be announced at GreenBuild in Chicago in November. To enter, participants can post their videos, which should not exceed 120 seconds, to YouTube as a video response to YKK AP’s Building a Better Tomorrow, Today www.youtube.com/watch?v=-T8flcPqhCs video. The grand prize winner will receive $1,500 in cash as well as a $1,000 donation on their behalf to support the U.S. Green Building Council’s (USGBC) Philanthropic Programs. In addition, two runners up will be awarded an Apple iPad. The contest opens on Wednesday, September 1 and closes at midnight Eastern Time on Friday, October 15.