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May 2014

Published on May 30, 2014 Written by Selina Holmes Posted in LEED

Article updated on June 6, 2014

The certification deadline for projects registered under the LEED for Existing Buildings v2.0 rating system, originally scheduled for May 31, 2014, has been extended to August 31st,...

Published on May 30, 2014 Written by Selina Holmes Posted in LEED

Updated November 18, 2014

Continuous improvement—it’s in our DNA and what drives LEED to evolve along with technology and the needs of the marketplace.

As new versions of the rating systems are introduced, earlier versions are phased out so that we are constantly pushing for the...

Published on May 29, 2014 Written by Anonymous Posted in LEED

It's pretty simple - all projects applying for LEED certification must meet a set of minimum program requirements (MPRs). If a project doesn’t meet the MPRs, it’s not eligible for LEED certification. As you determine if LEED is right for your project, become familiar with these basic...

Published on May 29, 2014 Written by Nora Knox Posted in LEED

We often get asked questions about our LEED professional credentials.

We want to make things as easy as possible, so here are some answers to our recent most frequently asked questions (FAQs).

Q. What is the difference between the LEED Green Associate and and LEED AP?

A. USGBC offers two types green...

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