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Published on 21 Mar 2017 Written by Heather Benjamin Posted in LEED

USGBC's LEED in Motion reports share data on LEED certification in various industry sectors, as well as geographical locations....

Published on 20 Mar 2017 Written by Rukesh Samarasekera Posted in LEED

This article is part of a series that provides an overview of the requirements and options in LEED.

In a previous article, we...

Published on 14 Mar 2017 Written by Nora Knox Posted in LEED

Did you know that LEED doesn't just work for buildings, but it works for cities and communities too?

In addition to building certification, LEED also includes a certification pilot structured for cities to measure and improve performance, focusing on outcomes from ongoing sustainability...

Published on 14 Mar 2017 Written by Heather Benjamin Posted in LEED

LEED Addenda are issued regularly to update USGBC's LEED rating systems and reference guides with any changes or improvements. They clarify, correct, interpret or provide alternative language to the current rating system guidance....

Published on 13 Mar 2017 Written by Rukesh Samarasekera Posted in LEED

This article is part of a series that provides an overview of the requirements and options in LEED.

In a previous article, we explained...

Published on 08 Mar 2017 Written by Courtney Yan Posted in LEED

This article is the last installment in a four-part series about demand response.

As part of the...

Published on 07 Mar 2017 Written by Heather Benjamin Posted in LEED

The LEED Green Associate exam is your gateway to a credential that distinguishes you in the job market as a green building expert. As a LEED Green Associate, you show the world your knowledge of and commitment to high-...

Published on 06 Mar 2017 Written by Rukesh Samarasekera Posted in LEED

This article is part of a series that provides an overview of the fundamental components of LEED.

LEED points, LEED credits, LEED...

Published on 06 Mar 2017 Written by Selina Holmes Posted in LEED

You've made the big decision—you're going to pursue LEED v4 certification using the Homes rating system. Now it's time to get your ducks in a row.

We offer many resources for LEED project teams to get you started...

Published on 03 Mar 2017 Written by Selina Holmes Posted in LEED

You've made the big decision—you're going to pursue LEED v4 certification using the Neighborhood Development (ND) rating system. Now it's time to get your ducks in a row.

We offer many resources for LEED project...

Published on 02 Mar 2017 Written by Selina Holmes Posted in LEED

You've made the big decision—you're going to pursue LEED v4 certification using the Building Operations and Maintenance (O+M) rating system. Now it's time to get your ducks in a row.

We offer many resources...

Published on 01 Mar 2017 Written by Courtney Yan Posted in LEED

This article is the third in a four-part series about demand response.

As part of the...

Published on 28 Feb 2017 Written by Heather Benjamin Posted in LEED

The LEED credit library is USGBC's comprehensive listing of all the LEED v4 credits available in pursuing certification for your project. You can do keyword searches or use our...

Published on 24 Feb 2017 Written by Kunal Gulati Posted in LEED

On January 18, 2017, USGBC teamed up with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Combined Heat and Power Partnership to host a webinar highlighting the potential LEED point...

Published on 23 Feb 2017 Written by Selina Holmes Posted in LEED

You've made the big decision—you're going to pursue LEED v4 certification using the Interior Design and Construction (ID+C) rating system. Now it's time to get your ducks in a row.

We offer many resources for...

Published on 22 Feb 2017 Written by Rhiannon Jacobsen Posted in LEED

From sports arenas to museums, from concert halls to theaters, venues are iconic fixtures in the built environment that engage millions of people. They are centers of innovation, culture and community pride that can represent a city, a region and even whole countries. They also serve as...

Published on 22 Feb 2017 Written by Courtney Yan Posted in LEED

This article is the second in a four-part series about demand response.

USGBC and the Environmental Defense Fund...

Published on 22 Feb 2017 Written by Sarah Buente Posted in LEED

By becoming an EDGE Expert, LEED APs can expand their business and services in the green building marketplace, as well as offer an additional line of services to meet...

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