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Published on 16 Oct 2015 Written by Sarah Buente Posted in LEED

Have you heard about SITES, the new sustainable landscape certification, and want to learn more? Are you a developer or government agency who wants to get recognition for your commitment to sustainable site design and construction? ...

Published on 15 Oct 2015 Written by Joseph Crea Posted in LEED

Marija Golubovic is no stranger to LEED achievements. Her company, ENERGO Group, has successfully administered LEED certification to seven projects in Europe,...

Published on 14 Oct 2015 Written by Ana Leilani Ka'ah... Posted in LEED

As tour manager for USGBC's LEED Platinum headquarters, I’ve had the privilege of sharing our office design with nearly 10,000 guests since we opened our doors in 2009. Our project team carefully selected the materials based on...

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

On a clear day in Turin, the capital of Italy’s Piedmont region, one is surrounded by the pristine, snow-topped French and Piedmontese Alps. The mountains dominate the backdrop to this city, which dates back to the 11th century.

Today, standing on the edge of the historic part of...

Published on 14 Oct 2015 Posted in LEED

The exciting new LEED in Motion: Italy shows that LEED and the green building movement are shaping economic growth and reshaping the real estate market across the country. The Italian market has been highly responsive to LEED,...

Published on 05 Oct 2015 Written by Asa Foss Posted in LEED

Included in the Oct. 2015 addenda release, USGBC published LEED Interpretation 10422, allowing projects in California that pursue LEED...

Published on 02 Oct 2015 Written by Joseph Crea Posted in LEED

It’s late morning, and the man with the thin, wire-framed glasses, fitted suit and warm smile glides into a building undergoing a retrofit with his hands spread wide, as if announcing to the space, “I’m home!”

Indeed, Paolo Corradini,...

Published on 02 Oct 2015 Written by Marta Drzymala Posted in LEED

The October 2015 quarterly LEED rating system and reference guide addenda are now available.

To view the changes:

Published on 02 Oct 2015 Written by Christopher Gray Posted in LEED

In this recurring monthly feature, we take a look at LEED certification activity in August 2015, 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...

Published on 01 Oct 2015 Written by Selina Holmes Posted in LEED

The LEED v4 O+M: Multifamily ballot is now open!

The ballot period is when we at USGBC ask our membership to lend its voice one last time in the development process and determine if a change or update to LEED should be made official.

In this case, we’re asking for your vote...

Published on 01 Oct 2015 Written by Joseph Crea Posted in LEED

As Greenbuild Europe & the Mediterranean) approaches, USGBC has conducted several interviews with LEED professionals in Italy. Please meet Daniele...

Published on 30 Sep 2015 Written by Jeremy Sigmon Posted in LEED

Did you know that the average LEED 2009-certified BD+C project is designed to beat the referenced energy standard by 29 percent?

By rewarding projects for...

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