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Published on 13 Nov 2015 Written by Batya Metalitz Posted in LEED

Credit substitutions are a vehicle for project teams pursuing LEED 2009 to substitute certain credits for the LEED v4 version of that credit.

Since their...

Published on 12 Nov 2015 Written by Josephine Nguyen Posted in LEED

The USGBC LEED project directory displays all nonconfidential LEED-certified projects in LEED Online. If your project isn’t listed, it may be because it’s marked as confidential.

Also, did you also know that only nonconfidential...

Published on 11 Nov 2015 Written by Amanda Sawit Posted in LEED

The global green market is booming, particularly in the commercial real estate sector. And even though more and more industry professionals understand that sustainable building is rewarding, sometimes it’s hard to know where to begin or how to engage stakeholders in the conversation....

Published on 09 Nov 2015 Written by Jeanne Allen Cars... Posted in LEED

In this two-part series, we’re looking at ways to maximize the potential of your development by combining LEED ND and ...

Published on 04 Nov 2015 Written by Rukesh Samarasekera Posted in LEED

The LEED v4 Stories series features the people the behind diverse LEED v4 projects. Here, you’ll find interviews with project team members and project owners that tell of their experiences—both the wins and the challenges. 

This is part 2 of our conversation...

Published on 04 Nov 2015 Written by Annie Butler Posted in LEED

The #PLAQUEie entries are rolling in for a chance to win a Greenbuild 2015 Expo Hall pass. Show us your #PLAQUEie, and you can win one too!

Just take a selfie with your favorite LEED plaque, add the hashtag #PLAQUEie and post...

Published on 02 Nov 2015 Written by Rukesh Samarasekera Posted in LEED

The LEED v4 stories series features the people the behind diverse LEED v4 projects. Here, you’ll find interviews with project team members and project owners that tell of their experiences—both the wins and the challenges. 

We’re launching our...

Published on 02 Nov 2015 Written by Jeanne Allen Cars... Posted in LEED

In this two-part series, we’ll look at ways to maximize the potential of your development by combining LEED ND and...

Published on 29 Oct 2015 Written by Joseph Crea Posted in LEED

Rishi Tirupari’s career has taken him from Hyderabad to Seattle to Las Vegas—and now to Macau, China. His sustainability journey started when he was a student in Seattle inspired by a speech on...

Published on 26 Oct 2015 Written by Fleming Roberts Posted in LEED

“Lagom” is a Swedish word that doesn’t have an English equivalent, but it roughly translates to “just the right amount.” Whereas some may think that more is better, this term “lagom” actually represents a Swedish cultural mindset that is centered on...

Published on 21 Oct 2015 Written by Joseph Crea Posted in LEED

Over the coming months, as TAIPEI 101 works toward its upgrade to LEED v4, USGBC will be offering readers a glimpse into the project's recertification journey...

Published on 20 Oct 2015 Written by Joseph Crea Posted in LEED

Antonio Traversi has a very clear priority that runs throughout all his operations: nothing should decrease the value of a building. As head of healthy, safety and environment and real estate for Prysmian...

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