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Published on 29 Oct 2014 Written by Jennifer Easton Posted in LEED

Nike Store: Buenos Aires, Argentina

LEED for Commercial Interiors: Gold Certified January 2013

LEED certification is the way Nike is able to verify and track its sustainability efforts and confirm that overall goals are being met. Nike states: “LEED is both...

Published on 27 Oct 2014 Written by Dean DiPietro Posted in LEED

Once your LEED project has earned certification, it’s likely that you’ll want to tell the world, and you should. LEED certification benefits your bottom line and underscores your sustainability efforts.

It’s a cause for celebration!

Take...

Published on 27 Oct 2014 Written by Selina Holmes Posted in LEED

We know that no two companies are the same, and each has its own unique culture, needs, goals and processes. With that in mind, we want to make LEED work for you.

Whether you're connected to the project from the building owner/manger side or you're a green building service...

Published on 23 Oct 2014 Written by Rick Fedrizzi Posted in LEED

The global marketplace, our world’s unfathomably vast network of goods and services, cash and currency, has always been about much, much more than money alone.

From the earliest days of bartering to our present-day e-commerce economy, the products we sell and the purchases we make...

Published on 21 Oct 2014 Written by Taryn Holowka Posted in LEED

Today, from the Materials and Health Summit at the annual Greenbuild International Conference and Expo, USGBC announced the forward plan...

Published on 20 Oct 2014 Written by Jay Mehta Posted in LEED

The USGBC call is now open for self-nominations of qualified volunteers to serve on the Integrative Process Working Group.
Apply today through Nov. 23, 2014
To be...

Published on 20 Oct 2014 Written by Adam Maynard Posted in LEED

We’ve always said that LEED is more than a collection of credits—it’s a system supported by a suite of built-in support mechanisms. In the case of LEED v4 for Neighborhood Development, we’ve redesigned the supporting infrastructure to further strengthen the rating system...

Published on 20 Oct 2014 Written by Sara Cederberg Posted in LEED

The USGBC call is now open for self-nominations of qualified volunteers to serve on the Integrative Process Working Group.

Apply today through Nov. 23, 2014

To be...

Published on 16 Oct 2014 Written by Scot Horst Posted in LEED

LEED is the only globally consistent green building rating tool. This consistency provides a platform to share best practice in building around the world. But because environmental and climate conditions, codes, standards and laws vary in different places, we have developed Alternative...

Published on 16 Oct 2014 Written by Scot Horst Posted in LEED

Design is defined as “an intentional purposeful plan.” To me, that always has meant that the quality of the design has to do with the dimensions that it addresses. The better the design, the greater the dimensions. Good design is beautiful and functional but also responsible and...

Published on 16 Oct 2014 Written by Jay Mehta Posted in LEED

We know that no two companies are the same, and each has its own unique culture, needs, goals and processes. With that in mind, we want to make LEED work for you.

Whether you're connected to the project from the building owner/manger side or you're a green building service...

Published on 15 Oct 2014 Written by Sue Clark Posted in LEED

In February 2014, USGBC contacted Sweden Green Building Council (SGBC) and other European members of the LEED International Roundtable to introduce a work project to create Europe-specific Alternative Compliance Paths (ACPs) for LEED BD+C 2009.

This was something that...

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