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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:

  1. Check out the list of approved credit substitutions below and select the credit(s) you’d like to substitute.
  2. Go to ...

Published on January 3, 2014 Written by Anonymous 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

You've made the big decision—you're going to pursue LEED certification using the Interior Design and Construction (ID+C) rating system. Now it's time to get your ducks in a row.

We offer many resources for LEED project teams to get you started on the right foot. Here are the tools and resources that can help you succeed with your...

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