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Published on 28 Jan 2015 Written by Joseph Crea Posted in LEED

This week, Green Building Japan and the Japan Landscape Architects Union are hosting a joint symposium as they work to advance green buildings and LEED in Japan.

A centerpiece of their conversation is Futako-Tamagawa, a 36-acre site in Western Tokyo that is the country's first...

Published on 27 Jan 2015 Written by Mahesh Ramanujam Posted in LEED

The annual and very popular Delhi half marathon took place last November. Covering 13.3 miles, 12,000 runners participated with more than 20,000 others taking part in smaller races throughout the day. Ethiopia’s Guye Adola came in first place, setting a course record of...

Published on 27 Jan 2015 Written by Sarah Buente Posted in LEED

The NBA is spreading the sustainability message, educating basketball fans nationwide about the benefits of environmental stewardship and green building.

With the most LEED certified venues of any professional sport in the United States, the NBA has established itself as an...

Published on 26 Jan 2015 Written by Nora Knox Posted in LEED

Every day LEED is pushing the green building industry to go further.

Developed in a transparent, consensus-based process that includes several rounds of public comments and approval from USGBC members, LEED ensures that leaders can...

Published on 13 Jan 2015 Written by Hannah Wilber Posted in LEED

This article is the fifth installment in a series of tips and best practices for making your home more sustainable. Check out the first article on behavioral changes you can...

Published on 13 Jan 2015 Written by Selina Holmes Posted in LEED

The newest version of LEED Online is now available for LEED 2009 project teams.

Did you miss the online trainings? You can access the recordings here:...

Published on 13 Jan 2015 Written by Sarah Buente Posted in LEED

Green building is taking the sports world by storm. Is your favorite NBA, NFL, MLB, NHL or MLS team's venue LEED certified?

Take a look at our map on Pinterest to find out!

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Published on 08 Jan 2015 Written by Jeff Kuziemko Posted in LEED

This article was originally published under the headline, "Do LEED buildings perform? Indeed they do!" on the Green Building Information Gateway on Dec. 4, 2014. Read the original article....

Published on 06 Jan 2015 Written by Marta Dryzmala Posted in LEED

The January 1st quarterly LEED rating system and reference guide addenda is now available. This release includes addenda for both LEED v4 and LEED 2009.

To view the changes:

Published on 06 Jan 2015 Written by Christopher Gray Posted in LEED

In this recurring monthly feature, we take a look at LEED certification activity in December 2014, broken out by rating system and location, as well as newly certified LEED projects in the news. Be sure to check out USGBC's LEED project directory...

Published on 06 Jan 2015 Written by Marta Drzymala Posted in LEED

With the launch of LEED v4, USGBC introduced a new format for the LEED reference guides—web-based.

Integrated into the LEED credit library, this resource combines all of the information in the hard copy and PDF...

Published on 17 Dec 2014 Written by Selina Holmes Posted in LEED

Have you met the new LEED Online platform? Built to provide a smoother and faster user experience, it was released in December 2013 for teams registering LEED v4, LEED for Homes and Campus projects.

USGBC is now extending access to LEED 2009 commercial projects.   

On...

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