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January 2011

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Published on January 19, 2011 Written by Ashley Katz Posted in Media

Board responsible for articulating and upholding the vision, values, mission of organization

Washington, DC (January 19, 2011) – The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) has announced the newly elected officers and new directors to its 2011 Board of Directors. At elections that closed in December, USGBC's membership elected the...

Published on January 1, 2011 Written by Anonymous Posted in LEED

Existing buildings hold incredible promise. Many older buildings around the world are energy hogs and water sieves. With some keen attention to building operations, that can be turned around drastically by using LEED for Building Operations and Maintenance (O+M). Consider that it can take up to 80 years to make up for the environmental...

Published on January 1, 2011 Written by Anonymous Posted in LEED

Is your local grocery store within walking distance…and is there a sidewalk for you to trek there safely? Does your neighborhood boast high-performing green buildings, parks and green space? Do bikes, pedestrians and vehicles play nicely together on the road? LEED for Neighborhood Development (LEED ND) was engineered to inspire and...

Published on January 1, 2011 Written by Anonymous Posted in LEED

As humans, we spend 90% of our time indoors. We’re of the mindset that time should be spent in spaces that allow us to breathe easy, give us views of nature and daylight, and make us healthier and more productive. LEED for Interior Design and Construction (LEED ID+C) enables project teams, who may not have control over whole building...

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