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Friday Roundup: Going to Greenbuild, LEED at risk in Ohio

Published on 15 Nov 2013 Written by Jacob Kriss Posted in Industry
Philadelphia, via Flickr
Philadelphia, via Flickr

Here’s our weekly collection of green building clips:

Greenbuild expo slated for Philadelphia, Daily Commercial News. Join us next week in the City of Brotherly Love for the world’s biggest gathering dedicated to the green building movement.

Schaffer resolution a bad idea, Lancaster Eagle Gazette. Ohio’s made huge progress in creating healthy, safe spaces for learning — don’t let the big chemical lobby scale back its progress.

LEED vs. Green Globes, Portland Tribune. “Conclusion: LEED is a more rigorous, broad-based, credible system that delivers more environmental benefits."

As Good As Gold: NPR Headquarters Earns LEED Gold Certification, NPR. Washington, D.C., just got a little greener. Congratulations NPR!

5 ways buildings have reached a 'GREEN' tipping point, GreenBiz. “In the next decade, buildings will become more grid-responsive, resilient, efficient, energy-positive and networked,” says Johnson Controls’ Clay Nesler.

Brad Pitt’s ‘Make It Right’ Converts Abandoned School Into LEED Platinum Affordable Housing, The 9 Billion.

Grand Rapids schools approved to host Michigan's first Green Schools Fellow, Grand Rapids Press.

Appalachian Crash Pad: A clean, green, LEED-certified hostel in south Chattanooga where athletes of all stripes feel at home, Outside.

Green builds take on an urgency in the UAE, Gulf News.

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