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May 2013

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Published on May 31, 2013 Written by Anonymous Posted in LEED

The LEED v4 Ballot is officially open! Vote now and make your voice heard. 

How do you vote?

If you joined the consensus body (registered to vote) in April and you’re employed by a USGBC national member who has remained in good standing, you’ll receive an email with instructions and a direct link to our voting...

Published on May 30, 2013 Written by Joseph Crea Posted in LEED

According to a report by the Urban Land Institute, the world’s urban population will almost double by 2050, from 3.3 billion to 6.4 billion, with Asia carrying the greatest proportion.  

In...

Published on May 29, 2013 Written by Anonymous Posted in LEED

DRPP is more than a funny sounding acronym. The Demand Response Partnership Program (DRPP) is a program started by USGBC and the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) to bring the building and energy communities together, and to increase participation in demand response programs.

So what is demand...

Published on May 29, 2013 Written by Donald Orndoff Posted in LEED
The LEED Gold-certified Kaiser Westside Medical Center in Hillsboro, Ore. Credit

Last week, the U.S. Green Building Council joined Kaiser Permanente in Hillsboro, Ore., to put a LEED Gold plaque on our Westside Medical Center.  

Kaiser Permanente has achieved LEED certification for other buildings in the past, but this was the first LEED...

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