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May 2013

Published on May 21, 2013 Written by Sara Cederberg Posted in LEED

LEED v4 is more than just credits and requirements. With this update, USGBC has taken a deeper look at the tools and resources that support the program. We've reached out to the marketplace for feedback on what’s working and what’s not the so we could make improvements that help these tools operate as designed. The information we...

Published on May 17, 2013 Written by Anonymous Posted in LEED

Water is a limited resource, essential for life. Just as we recognize the value of water, it is important to recognize the value of natural systems to store and maintain clean, fresh water and to sustain biodiversity and wildlife.

Water Blues, Green Solutions is a Penn State Public Media initiative that...

Published on May 16, 2013 Written by Anonymous Posted in LEED
Salt River Fields at Talking Stick | LEED Gold | Photo by Blake Marvin

The first LEED Gold spring training facility is setting records! Salt River Fields at Talking Stick, spring training home to the Arizona Diamondbacks and the Colorado Rockies, set single-game attendance records this past spring. Now in its third season, the combined attendance climbed to 300,000 D-backs and...

Published on May 14, 2013 Written by Christina Macken Posted in LEED

Have you ever wondered what happens between the last public comment period and ballot? There are quite a few steps involved in closing the development process (when rating system changes are made based on marketplace feedback) and opening ballot.

To understand the process, you first have to understand the role of the...

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