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Published on 29 Apr 2015 Written by Brian Knowles Posted in LEED

In my thirty years with ...

Published on 28 Apr 2015 Posted in LEED

This article was originally published in the March/April 2015 issue of USGBC+. Read the original version.

The Affordable Green Neighborhoods Grant Program aids low-income housing projects in...

Published on 24 Apr 2015 Written by Tim Taylor Posted in LEED

In my first environmental management class, the instructor posed a very simple question: “Do you wake up in the morning overwhelmed with all that is wrong with the world, or are you optimistic about where things are heading?” There was a very long pause and then the teacher replied...

Published on 24 Apr 2015 Written by Sarah Buente Posted in LEED

On Valentine's Day this year, we asked if you love LEED. The responses we received were inspiring. Whether it was celebrating your first LEED Platinum certification—or sharing a...

Published on 23 Apr 2015 Written by Courtney Yan Posted in LEED

Starting in July of 2015, projects in California subject to the mandatory 2013 CALGreen requirements will be able to use an alternative documentation path for LEED. Approved by the LEED Steering Committee, this streamlined path will be available for use on select credits for...

Published on 23 Apr 2015 Written by Jennifer Easton Posted in LEED

Tracking your building’s performance enables you to save money and resources, assess your sustainability strategies, and even make your tenants or occupants more comfortable. The LEED Dynamic Plaque is the powerful, innovative platform...

Published on 22 Apr 2015 Written by Aline Peterson Posted in LEED

In the late 1990s, a revolutionary idea arrived on the scene, shepherded by an innovative thinker and nurtured by scores of curious and passionate individuals. In the book Biomimicry, Janine Benyus introduced the notion that we could be better off...

Published on 22 Apr 2015 Written by Taimur Burki Posted in LEED

Smoke stacks, visible pollution, dust, grime and dire working conditions—this is what many people think of when you ask them to picture a factory. But today’s factories look nothing like...

Published on 22 Apr 2015 Written by Curt Radkin Posted in LEED

To quote an old adage, you can’t manage what you can’t measure.

Wells Fargo tries to be “green” in everything we do. One important goal we have set for the company is to have 35 percent of our properties LEED certified by 2020. We have been working very hard at this goal, and Wells...

Published on 21 Apr 2015 Written by Selina Holmes Posted in LEED

During this live webinar, attendees will take a tour of the new system to learn how it’s different from 2009, the concepts that it is based on and the tools and resources that support the project team along the way.

  • Name: Get to know LEED v4
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Published on 17 Apr 2015 Written by Christopher Gray Posted in LEED

2014’s Top 10 States have shown tremendous leadership in the green building movement by certifying 1,662 commercial and institutional projects representing 251.7 million square feet of real estate. These buildings will have...

Published on 16 Apr 2015 Written by Rukesh Samarasekera Posted in LEED

In our previous article we listed the prerequisites, credits, and points in the LEED v4 Homes rating system. This time around, we’re going to focus on LEED v4 for Neighborhood...

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