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Friday Roundup: Stop LEED ban in Ohio, sustainability top concern in healthcare

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Here’s our weekly collection of green building clips:

Senators try to ban ‘green’ standards, Columbus Dispatch. The chemical industry lobby is trying to prohibit LEED for all public buildings in Ohio — don’t let them!

Putting Green Healthcare Design Knowledge To Work, Healthcare Design. “Hospitals and medical centers of all sizes are demanding that sustainability be an integral feature in their facilities.”

Our Opinion: Springfield's green transition a beautiful thing, The State Journal-Register (Springfield, Ill.) The paper’s editorial board commends the city for its moves toward sustainability, including through LEED.

Sustainability and…Yoga?, EDC. LEED Fellow Lauren Yarmuth examines the parallels between the holistic practice of yoga and the holistic health of buildings.

Slideshow: Green Mountain Energy offices earn LEED's top score, Austin Business Journal. It’s the first LEED for Commercial Interiors Platinum-certified space in the city. Congratulations!

A Guide To Greenbuild 2013, FacilitiesNet. Greenbuild is coming up soon! Are you joining us in Philadelphia?

Green Building Council honors UC system, Daily Democrat (Woodland, Calif.). The USGBC Northern California Chapter named the University of California a Green Super Hero for its work in the sustainability space.

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Jacob Kriss

Media Specialist U.S. Green Building Council

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