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Published on 05 Aug 2014 Written by Joseph Crea Posted in LEED

Today we have released another report in our popular LEED in Motion series. LEED in Motion: Brazil details green building activity and momentum in the nation that is the fifth largest market for LEED-certified projects outside of the U.S...

Published on 05 Aug 2014 Written by Jennifer Easton Posted in LEED

USGBC's new, free report, LEED in Motion: Residential, highlights the numbers, knowledge and resources you need to keep pace with the rapidly growing green residential market. 

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Published on 04 Aug 2014 Written by Emma Pettit Posted in LEED

This article is part 2 of a 4 part series on "Greening your college life." Read part 1.
 
As a college student, I know first-hand that it can seem difficult to lead a sustainable life in...

Published on 01 Aug 2014 Posted in LEED

Wondering what to do when choosing a rating system isn't as simple as black and white?

LEED v4 addresses 21 different types of buildings and spaces, but how do you know which one to choose when you've got a mixed use space?

Enter the 40/60 rule. This model provides guidance...

Published on 30 Jul 2014 Written by Hannah Wilber Posted in LEED

The great Rick Fedrizzi recently noted that “our homes play the biggest role in our lives. They bookend our days… Imagine if all people started their days from a sustainable home, with a native...

Published on 29 Jul 2014 Posted in LEED

You've decided to pursue LEED v4, but you're looking for some guidance to select a rating system before you register your project.

Here's how to use the guidance below:

  1. Identify an appropriate rating system
  2. Determine the best adaptation
  3. ...

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...

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