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Published on 27 Mar 2015 Written by Dean DiPietro Posted in LEED

The continuing evolution of LEED plays a key role in how we ensure that LEED remains up to date and a symbol of excellence. As new versions of LEED are released, previous versions are retired or “sunset”—keeping the newest projects paired with the latest and best version of the...

Published on 27 Mar 2015 Written by Rukesh Samarasekera Posted in LEED

This article is part of a series that provides an overview of the fundamental elements to LEED.

In our previous article, we listed the...

Published on 27 Mar 2015 Written by Kristin Dispenza Posted in Industry

It’s almost time for DesignColumbus, Central Ohio’s annual educational event and expo. The DesignColumbus story is similar to that of many trade shows across the U.S. Hosted by the...

Published on 27 Mar 2015 Written by Joseph Crea Posted in Industry

This week the Green Building Certification Institute (GBCI) and the International WELL Building Institute (IWBI) formally introduced the WELL Building Standard in China. It...

Published on 26 Mar 2015 Written by Rick Fedrizzi Posted in LEED

When TAIPEI 101, one of the tallest buildings in the world originally certified in 2011 as LEED Platinum under...

Published on 26 Mar 2015 Written by Christopher Gray Posted in LEED

2014’s Top 10 States have shown tremendous leadership in the green building movement by certifying 1,662 commercial and institutional projects representing 251.7 million square feet of real estate. These buildings will have...

Published on 26 Mar 2015 Written by Nora Knox Posted in Industry

You're invited to join leaders from the energy, defense and technology sectors to discuss and debate innovative solutions for securing the country’s energy resources at Securing America's Energy Future, hosted by the Washington Post.

This live event will explore threats to...

Published on 26 Mar 2015 Written by Marie Laule Posted in Center for Green Schools

During the 2014-2015 academic year, 22 students from the University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) are participating in a multi-term LEED® Labcourse,...

Published on 25 Mar 2015 Written by Jeremy Sigmon Posted in LEED

This article was originally published on GBIG Insight. Read on Insight.

Yesterday, the USGBC Northern...

Published on 25 Mar 2015 Posted in Community

This month, Tiffany Pupa was recognized as one of USGBC's Above and Beyond Volunteers, which is a volunteer leader whose contributions have led to outstanding achievements in the green building movement.

Tiffany serves as the president of USGBC Students at Michigan State...

Published on 25 Mar 2015 Written by Marta Drzymala Posted in LEED

If you have ever submitted a LEED project for certification, you are familiar with the Review Report in LEED Online that captures all the comments, educational notes and clarification requests from your LEED reviewer. 

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Published on 25 Mar 2015 Written by Nora Knox Posted in Industry

At first glance, the additional work and alternative materials needed to build green may seem like a burdensome cost, but closer attention reveals this perception to be misleading. If sustainability is viewed as an expensive add-on to a building, we would mistake efforts to reduce energy costs...

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