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Published on 20 Jan 2016 Written by Selina Holmes Posted in LEED

The LEED 2009 energy performance update ballot is now open. This update is a proposed increase to the minimum energy performance thresholds for LEED 2009 projects, with the goal of ensuring that LEED...

Published on 19 Jan 2016 Written by Marta Drzymala Posted in LEED

The January 2016 quarterly LEED rating system and reference guide addenda is now available. To view the changes,

Published on 13 Jan 2016 Written by Keith Bryan Posted in LEED

During the last week of December, you may have noticed that LEED Online was temporarily LEED offline. We took the system down to make key upgrades based on valuable feedback from you, our customers. Now, LEED...

Published on 23 Dec 2015 Written by Sara Cederberg Posted in LEED

Join our free, live webinar for building product manufacturers about LEED v4 Material Ingredients credit compliance.

In November 2015, USGBC released new ...

Published on 18 Dec 2015 Posted in LEED

Kaohsiung American School (KAS), located in Kaohsiung City, Taiwan, nurtures students to become world citizens through a multinational community and diverse educational methods. When it sought to develop a state-of-the-art campus, KAS committed...

Published on 15 Dec 2015 Posted in LEED

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Published on 15 Dec 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.

Nestled in the heart of the...

Published on 14 Dec 2015 Written by Joseph Crea Posted in LEED

Shanghai Tower, the tallest building in China and the second tallest in the world, recently achieved LEED Platinum for Core and Shell....

Published on 11 Dec 2015 Written by Selina Holmes Posted in LEED

Please note that LEED Online will be offline from 9:00 pm EST on Dec. 24, 2015, until 9:00 pm EST on Jan. 3, 2016, while we perform routine maintenance and implement system updates.

During this time, you will not be able...

Published on 10 Dec 2015 Written by Joseph Crea Posted in LEED

Today, Green Building Japan (GBJ) and USGBC introduced new, translated materials designed to further accelerate the adoption of LEED v4, the latest version of the LEED building program, and increase future capacity for greening Japan’s...

Published on 09 Dec 2015 Written by Mahesh Ramanujam Posted in LEED

Every story about a green building is a story about people. And you’ve heard it before: at USGBC, we say every story about a LEED building, community or city is a story about leaders. Leaders across the globe recognize that LEED works and enhances an organization’s triple bottom line...

Published on 03 Dec 2015 Written by Sarah Buente Posted in LEED

Considering implementing SITES in your organization or practice? Interested in earning a SITES professional credential? We are exploring this possibility at USGBC and need your feedback.

SITES is the most comprehensive rating...

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