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Published on 29 Aug 2014 Written by Rick Fedrizzi Posted in LEED

I’ve had the good fortune of meeting with a lot of our member companies this summer at a series of leadership receptions around the country. At these events, I’ve had the opportunity to give everyone a...

Published on 29 Aug 2014 Written by Mahesh Ramanujam Posted in LEED

In Singapore today, a number of companies are building and acquiring data centers to support their business activity. As a result, the Singapore government recently announced an...

Published on 27 Aug 2014 Written by Hannah Wilber Posted in LEED

A few weeks back I presented the case for why you should care whether or not your home is green, highlighting...

Published on 22 Aug 2014 Written by Mahesh Ramanujam Posted in LEED

As a LEED fellow of ours recently quipped, many people who experience a LEED building often say: “There’s something nice about this building that we have never felt before about our previous buildings.”

LEED buildings bring a harmony between the natural and...

Published on 21 Aug 2014 Written by Brendan Owens Posted in LEED

I sat there watching my daughter whack away at one of the screws in her toy workbench with a hammer. “Honey, that’s not going to work. Try the screwdriver. You have to use the right tool for the job.” It was one of those seemingly endless, for me, number of parenting moments...

Published on 18 Aug 2014 Written by Emma Pettit Posted in LEED

This article is part 4 of a 4 part series on "Greening your college life." Read part 1, part 2 and...

Published on 11 Aug 2014 Written by Emma Pettit Posted in LEED

This article is part 3 of a 4 part series on "Greening your college life." Read part 1 and part 2.
 
As a...

Published on 07 Aug 2014 Written by Jennifer Easton Posted in LEED

The LEED Dynamic Plaque, our building performance monitoring and scoring platform, is making waves in the news. Read on to find out what the media have to say about this game-changing tool — and visit leedon.io to learn more and get...

Published on 06 Aug 2014 Written by Jacob Kriss Posted in LEED

What is green building? It's a simple question that we get a lot here at USGBC, but not one where it's always easy to find a simple answer. 

The definition of green building

Green building is a holistic concept that starts with the understanding that the built environment...

Published on 06 Aug 2014 Written by Jacob Kriss Posted in LEED

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

Published on 05 Aug 2014 Written by Joseph Crea Posted in LEED

Today we have released another report in our popular LEED in Motion series. LEED in Motion: Brazil details green building activity and momentum in the nation that is the fifth largest market for LEED-certified projects outside of the U.S...

Published on 05 Aug 2014 Written by Jennifer Easton Posted in LEED

USGBC's new, free report, LEED in Motion: Residential, highlights the numbers, knowledge and resources you need to keep pace with the rapidly growing green residential market. 

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