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August 2013

Published on August 22, 2013 Written by Anonymous Posted in LEED

"The greenest building is the one that is already built," remarked architect Carl Elefante. The greenest of the green, then, might be that fine old structure saved from the wrecker's ball and brought up to the state of the art in energy efficiency and all of the other attributes of "greenness." 601 Townsend Street in the South-of-Market...

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

USGBC has started exploring how to clearly link the market transformation that the green building movement has inspired to its opportunity to create an equally transformational impact on human health. In “Health is a Human...

Published on August 14, 2013 Written by Tony Lee Luen Len Posted in LEED

I come from an island in the middle of the Indian Ocean famous for its beautiful beaches and the 1.2 million inhabitants from various parts of the world. Mauritius, my country, forms part of the Small Island Developing States (SIDS), which have serious vulnerabilities due to the effects of climate change. I was blessed to live close to nature...

Published on August 12, 2013 Written by Ashley Katz Posted in LEED

Ah, California! Home to pristine beaches, lush forests, and vibrant cities, California is a vacationers paradise. Often lauded for its progressive environmental policy, commitment to LEED and its ...

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