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Friday Roundup: 100 LEED schools in Ohio, HPDs push smart material selection

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The LEED Gold Edison PK-8 School in Dayton, Ohio.
The LEED Gold Edison PK-8 School in Dayton, Ohio.

Here’s our weekly collection of green building clips:

US-Leading Ohio Hits LEED School 100, Earth Techling. Thanks to the leadership of the Ohio School Facilities Commission, the state has more LEED-certified schools than any other.

House Watch: Green groups push consumers to healthy building materials, The Washington Post. The well-known connections between material selection and human health were at the forefront of this year’s Greenbuild conference.

The Baltimore Ravens M&T Bank Stadium recognized for being green, The Examiner. The reigning Super Bowl champs have another reason to celebrate: LEED Gold certification for M&T Bank Stadium.

Are Toxic Chemicals In Building Materials Making Us Sick?, The Huffington Post. The Healthy Building Network has released a new report detailing the link between building materials and asthma.

Greenbuild Brings Global Design Leaders, More to Philadelphia, Keystone Edge. Greenbuild is the world’s largest conference dedicated to green building — and also the most sustainable event of its size, anywhere.

What Greenbuild 2013 Means for Historic Preservation, National Trust for Historic Preservation. Sustainability and preservation intersect in a number of ways.

LEED in Motion report highlights green innovation, Engineered Systems. The final LEED in Motion report, Impacts and Innovations, highlights technological advances driven by the world’s most widely used and recognized green building rating system.

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Jacob Kriss

Media Specialist U.S. Green Building Council

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