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Friday Roundup: Recertification is critical component, CaGBC pushing progress

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The National Geographic Society Headquarters in Washington, D.C.
The National Geographic Society Headquarters in Washington, D.C., the first LEED-certified existing building

Here’s our weekly collection of green building clips, but also be sure to check out our other green building news post from today that reveals the truth behind the “Environmental Policy Alliance,” an astroturf front group that’s been attacking LEED.

Sustainable: A look at recertifying LEED existing buildings, Finance & Commerce. Crescent Ridge Corporate Center in Minnetonka, Minn., is showcasing the importance of ongoing verification of performance through LEED recertification.

LEED hits new heights in Canada during 2013, Daily Commercial News. Congratulations to our partners at the Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC), which saw 574 projects certify to LEED in 2013!

Check Out D.C.'s New LEED Silver Women's Shelter in Shaw, Curbed DC. It’s a literal bright spot on N Street.

In San Antonio, automated demand response grabs the spotlight, Smart Grid News. A new report projects demand-response-equipped sites to increase to nearly 2 million by 2023.

LEED v4 Addresses Building Performance and User Experience, Construction Executive Magazine. USGBC Director of LEED Rating System Development Corey Enck highlights features of the new LEED v4.

GE Aviation EPISCenter earns LEED certification, Dayton Daily News. The research and development center is the first LEED-certified project for the University of Dayton.

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Jacob Kriss

Media Specialist U.S. Green Building Council
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