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Published on 28 Jul 2014 Written by Emma Pettit Posted in LEED

This article is part 1 of a 4 part series on "Greening your college life."
 
As a college student, I know first-hand that it can seem difficult to lead a sustainable life in college. Dorm buildings are often less energy efficient, recycling options might be limited,...

Published on 24 Jul 2014 Written by Mahesh Ramanujam Posted in LEED

With each visit I make to China I continue to stand in awe of the presence of LEED and the leaders behind it.

After my second trip to China this year, I can assure you that LEED is alive and well. This is because true market...

Published on 24 Jul 2014 Written by Nora Knox Posted in LEED

You've decided to pursue the LEED Green Associate professional credential, but you aren't sure how to start preparing for the exam.

Review this cheat sheet for a description of exam content areas, which include task domains and knowledge domains.

  1. Task Domains reflect the...

Published on 22 Jul 2014 Written by Adam Sledd Posted in LEED

This article originally appeared on GreenBiz.com on July 22, 2014.

When the U.S. Green Building Council makes big changes to its systems or standards, the real estate industry takes...

Published on 21 Jul 2014 Written by Dean DiPietro Posted in LEED

Looking for a LEED review to be completed this year, or before Greenbuild?

If so, be sure to submit for review on time! See below for application deadlines based on typical review timelines.

Deadlines to submit for review and achieve certification in 2014

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Published on 18 Jul 2014 Written by Ana Leilani Ka'ah... Posted in LEED

As an 11-year USGBC veteran and headquarters tour guide, you could say I've developed an affinity for our space.

Check out my Q&A to get the inside scoop on the USGBC headquarters tour...

Published on 18 Jul 2014 Written by Allison Carr Posted in LEED

Vacation season is in full swing!

Take a look at our city maps on Pinterest to plan a visit to some of the best LEED certified spots in a few of America’s favorite cities. (Click the maps below to view on Pinterest)....

Published on 17 Jul 2014 Written by Hannah Wilber Posted in LEED

Want to play a little word association? Come on, indulge me, it will only take a few seconds.

Ready?

Here's your word: home. Close your eyes and think about the words and imagery that come to mind as you toss this word around in your brain.

So, what...

Published on 17 Jul 2014 Written by Joseph Crea Posted in LEED
Varanasi silk weaving facility by David Adjaye

LEED Fellow, Deepa Sathiaram, has worked on over 450 LEED projects in India and over 50 LEED projects globally.

Hear what she has to say about how she got to where she is in her career and what she...

Published on 16 Jul 2014 Written by Ana Leilani Ka'ah... Posted in LEED

LEED is a green building certification program that recognizes best-in-class building strategies and practices across the globe.

Watch our video to learn more about how LEED promotes better buildings and places...

Published on 15 Jul 2014 Written by Christopher Davis Posted in LEED

You’ve just completed a spectacular new LEED building, with its fine-tuned design and cutting-edge technologies. The team worked together perfectly (even the subcontractors), all of your synergistic strategies came together seamlessly, and the plaque ceremony was even attended by the...

Published on 15 Jul 2014 Written by Joseph Crea Posted in LEED

Much has been happening with LEED on the international front so let's begin with the the top five things you must know, courtesy of Maggie and Joe.

1. LEED and India

  • USGBC executives have returned home from a multi-city tour of India where they met with LEED...

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