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January 2014

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Published on January 10, 2014 Written by Roger Platt Posted in LEED

We hear that Jerry Yudelson has a brand new job as the latest head of the Green Building Initiative (GBI). Headquartered in Portland, Oregon, it has 35 organizational members (of which more then half are either timber, chemical or plastics affiliates) and a staff of 11 employees/contractors – it’s not exactly clear. What is clear,...

Published on January 10, 2014 Written by Batya Metalitz Posted in LEED

Excited to start using LEED v4, but not sure you’re ready to make the switch on your existing projects? Now you can substitute some of your v2009 credits for v4 credits. Here’s how:

Note: Additional credit substitutions were published in November 2015....

Published on January 3, 2014 Written by Marta Drzymala Posted in LEED

January 1st quarterly addenda to the LEED rating systems and reference guides are now available. Use the credit library to access the new LEED Interpretations.

INTERPRETATIONS

There are 71 new LEED Interpretations (10292, 10298—10367), including 65 for Homes and Multifamily Midrise (100310367). Here...

Published on January 1, 2014 Written by Anonymous Posted in LEED

Is your local grocery store within walking distance…and is there a sidewalk for you to trek there safely? Does your neighborhood boast high-performing green buildings, parks and green space? Do bikes, pedestrians and vehicles play nicely together on the road? LEED for Neighborhood Development (LEED ND) was engineered to inspire and help...

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