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Published on 15 Apr 2015 Written by Nicolette Mueller Posted in LEED

The latest issue of USGBC+ showcases two examples of the groundbreaking work happening as companies take on the challenge of applying LEED to manufacturing and industrial facilities. But Intel and Procter &...

Published on 15 Apr 2015 Written by Marc Heisterkamp Posted in LEED

Of the sectors that have adopted LEED, the financial sector has proven to be a leader in green building.

Since LEED’s inception, financial institutions have achieved LEED certification on over 1,464 facilities with 117 certified in 2014 alone. The sector is continuing to...

Published on 13 Apr 2015 Written by Calvin Hennick Posted in LEED

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

Recent American history is littered with the skeletons of shuttered manufacturing plants. But two...

Published on 13 Apr 2015 Written by Selina Holmes Posted in LEED

The first public comment period for LEED for Operations and Maintenance: Multifamily, is now open.

Part of the LEED v4 family, this suite of new and updated credits for existing multifamily projects is the result of thousands of hours from LEED volunteers and...

Published on 10 Apr 2015 Written by Nicolette Mueller Posted in LEED

USGBC awarded Dagmar Epsten, LEED Fellow and CEO of Epsten Group, a LEED Platinum plaque for her LEED v4 Existing...

Published on 09 Apr 2015 Written by Selina Holmes Posted in LEED

LEED for Neighborhood Development projects are next in line to receive access to the new LEED Online platform. 

On April 20, 2015, all existing LEED ND projects using the 2009 version of the rating...

Published on 08 Apr 2015 Written by Ana Leilani Ka'ah... Posted in LEED

Growing up in a military family means calling many different places home. While moving back and forth across the country and attending seven different schools, I always considered Hawai’i to be my home. Not only did I live there the longest as a child, but I am proud to be of Hawaiian...

Published on 07 Apr 2015 Written by Corey Enck Posted in LEED

Update April 13, 2015 - Public comment is open now through May 29, 2015. Learn more.

In the coming weeks, USGBC will introduce a set of...

Published on 07 Apr 2015 Written by Christopher Gray Posted in LEED

In this recurring monthly feature, we take a look at LEED certification activity in March 2015, broken out by rating system and location, as well as newly certified LEED projects in the news. 

Be sure to check out USGBC's LEED project...

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

In our previous article we listed the prerequisites, credits, and points in the LEED v4 ID+C rating system. This time around, we’re going to focus on LEED v4 for Homes. This rating system addresses two types of...

Published on 02 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 01 Apr 2015 Written by Marta Dryzmala Posted in LEED

The April 1, 2015, quarterly LEED rating system and reference guide addenda is now available. This release includes addenda for both LEED v4 and LEED 2009.

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