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Published on 01 Oct 2014 Written by Hannah Wilber Posted in LEED

These days, I often hear my peers complaining about a perceived lack of agency. For example, midterm elections are predicted to have little affect on partisan gridlock in Congress, and despite a massive public outcry,...

Published on 29 Sep 2014 Written by Melissa Gallagher... Posted in LEED

There are two sets of Federal Guiding Principles for High Performance and Sustainable Buildings,

  1. one set for existing buildings, and   
  2. one set for new...

Published on 26 Sep 2014 Written by Asa Foss Posted in LEED

Beginning on Oct. 1, 2014, newly registering LEED Homes projects are required to meet new energy requirements.

Earlier this year, USGBC members voted in favor of an update to the LEED for Homes...

Published on 26 Sep 2014 Written by Rick Fedrizzi Posted in LEED

With a last name like Fedrizzi, it’s hard to claim that I’m not just a little biased when it comes my admiration for LEED buildings in Italy.  

Today I am honored to deliver the closing keynote speech for REbuild, a meeting...

Published on 26 Sep 2014 Written by Taryn Holowka Posted in LEED

The General Services Administration (GSA) has recently released its review of LEED v4, showing that the newest version of our green building rating system has significant alignment with federal sustainability and green building requirements. 

In its report,...

Published on 24 Sep 2014 Written by Sarah Alexander Posted in LEED

Have questions about a LEED project review or the LEED certification process in general?  

Visit the LEED Certification Work Zone at Greenbuild 2014 to meet one-on-one with...

Published on 24 Sep 2014 Written by Joseph Crea Posted in LEED

India ranks third globally for countries outside of the U.S. with the most LEED-certified space, with nearly 12 million square meters, according to a report...

Published on 18 Sep 2014 Written by Christopher Gray Posted in LEED

In this recurring monthly feature, we take a look at LEED certification activity in August 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...

Published on 11 Sep 2014 Written by Melissa Gallagher... Posted in LEED

There are two sets of Federal Guiding Principles for High Performance and Sustainable Buildings,

  1. one set for existing buildings, and   
  2. one set for new construction.

With over 500,000 facilities representing more than 3 billion square feet of...

Published on 11 Sep 2014 Written by Jennifer Easton Posted in LEED

We're excited to announce that the LEED Dynamic Plaque is a finalist in Fast Company's 2014 Innovation By Design Awards, among 53 honorees that...

Published on 05 Sep 2014 Written by Dror Karni Posted in LEED

Getting to certification more quickly

No one likes delays or surprises in a LEED review. We've made great strides at improving the timeliness and accuracy of our reviews, and we're working toward even quicker turnaround and more predictable results....

Published on 03 Sep 2014 Written by Bryan Howard Posted in LEED

This article was co-written by Bryan Howard and Dan Winters.

In mid-September, multifamily buildings will now have...

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