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April 2013

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Published on April 18, 2013 Written by Elizabeth Powers Posted in LEED
The Group Health Puyallup Medical Center in Puyallup, Wash., LEED Gold. Credit:

No buildings impact the health of their occupants more directly than healthcare facilities, but the existing LEED rating systems weren’t designed specifically to record and reward green medical buildings. With the first building now certified under the LEED for Healthcare (LEED-HC)...

Published on April 16, 2013 Written by Melissa Gallagher... Posted in LEED

In 2005, USGBC developed the application guidance for multiple buildings and buildings on a campus. Since then, we’ve continued to refine and expand both the document and the supporting tools.

The newest update includes two key features.

The first is Group Certification...

Published on April 15, 2013 Written by Anonymous Posted in LEED

Thornton Tomasetti provides engineering design, investigation and analysis services to clients worldwide on projects of every size and level of complexity. Founded in 1956, today Thornton Tomasetti is a 700-person organization of engineers, architects and other professionals collaborating from...

Published on April 12, 2013 Written by Tristan Roberts Posted in LEED

New report from LEEDuser compiles key addenda, Interpretations, and FAQs in one easy reference.

Keeping up with LEED isn’t always easy. Since LEED 2009 was launched, the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) has issued a variety of addenda, LEED Interpretations, and guidance documents that offer important clarifications or...

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