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Published on December 21, 2011 Written by Bryan Howard Posted in LEED

Congress recently passed the 2012 authorization bill for the Department of Defense (DoD) and included a provision that bans LEED certification at the Platinum and Gold level for DoD buildings. To be clear, this provision is irrational and misguided at best, and deliberately problematic for the leaders in the defense agencies at worst. But...

Published on December 20, 2011 Written by Anonymous Posted in Center for Green Schools

On Nov. 29, 2011, I began a week-long trip to Constanza, La Vega in the Dominican Republic. I am the project director of the Healthy School Environments project at the American Association of School Administrators (AASA) and was invited to participate in a...

Published on December 20, 2011 Written by Jeremy Sigmon Posted in Advocacy and policy

Many communities are opening up their zoning codes to identify and remove barriers, and adopting language that will encourage greener building and greener living outcomes. You wouldn't be surprised to hear that Portland, Oregon has been greening its zoning code for...

Published on December 20, 2011 Written by Jeremy Sigmon Posted in Industry

Many communities are opening up their zoning codes to identify and remove barriers, and adopting language that will encourage greener building and greener living outcomes. You wouldn't be surprised to hear that Portland, Oregon has been greening its zoning code for...

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