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Published on 26 Feb 2016 Written by Selina Holmes Posted in LEED

Indoor environmental quality (EQ) is the focus for March’s LEED v4 education. This category addresses the myriad design strategies and environmental factors—air quality, lighting quality, acoustic design, control over one’s surroundings—that influence the way people learn...

Published on 22 Feb 2016 Written by Amanda Sawit Posted in LEED

The 2015 Top 10 States list honors transformative efforts at the state level to create healthier, more energy- and water-efficient places to live, learn, work and play. In 2015 alone, 1,633...

Published on 11 Feb 2016 Written by Amanda Sawit Posted in LEED

The 2015 Top 10 States list honors transformative efforts at the state level to create healthier, more energy- and water-efficient places to live, learn, work and play. In 2015 alone, 1,633 projects were...

Published on 10 Feb 2016 Written by Sarah Buente Posted in LEED

Higher education institutions all over the globe are committing to sustainability and climate neutrality on a daily basis and have shown tremendous leadership in the green building movement. But there is still work to be done, especially in the realm of existing buildings.

Existing...

Published on 05 Feb 2016 Written by Nora Knox Posted in LEED

This coming Sunday, Super Bowl 50 will bring together the Carolina Panthers and Denver Broncos for a final showdown of the 2015 season of the National Football League. 

The...

Published on 02 Feb 2016 Written by Selina Holmes Posted in LEED

In January, we focused on water and how it’s addressed in LEED v4. Did you miss it? Visit the LEED v4: Water course page in...

Published on 28 Jan 2016 Written by Amanda Sawit Posted in LEED

USGBC has just released the 2015 Top 10 States for LEED, which names the U.S. states leading the nation in 2015 in sustainable building design, construction and...

Published on 26 Jan 2016 Written by Marisa Long Posted in LEED

USGBC has just released the annual list of Top 10 States for LEED (view the press release)All the states that make up our Top 10 list have done an...

Published on 21 Jan 2016 Written by Cecilia Shutters Posted in LEED

Reinstating our monthly feature, we take a look at LEED certification activity since January 1, 2016 broken out by rating system and location, as well as newly certified LEED projects in the news...

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...

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