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Published on 06 Jul 2015 Written by Joseph Crea Posted in LEED

Nestled in the northwest part of Italy, Lombardy is one of 20 administrative regions in Italy, and more than 10 million people call it home. In the aftermath of World War II, the region, Milan in particular, rose to prosperity when its industrial base was reconstructed. Since then, its...

Published on 06 Jul 2015 Written by Nora Knox Posted in LEED

Your building is alive. Everyday, its energy and resource consumption changes, along with the people it hosts. So, how do you know how your building is performing, right now?

The LEED Dynamic Plaque is a global building performance monitoring and scoring platform. It generates a...

Published on 01 Jul 2015 Written by Marta Drzymala Posted in LEED

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

To view the changes:

Published on 30 Jun 2015 Written by Courtney Yan Posted in LEED

A new alternative LEED documentation path, first mentioned in our April article, is now available for use on select credits by all projects subject to the 2013 California Green...

Published on 24 Jun 2015 Written by Emma Hughes Posted in LEED

Do you believe deeply in the USGBC vision that buildings and communities will regenerate and sustain the health and vitality of all life within a generation? Are you interested in how the LEED rating system improves and evolves over time? Do you have experience with, or in-depth knowledge of,...

Published on 18 Jun 2015 Written by Mahesh Ramanujam Posted in LEED

Every story about a green building is a story about people. LEED buildings have a direct impact on the people who eat, live, work and play in them: these high-performing buildings boost the health, productivity and happiness of millions of people across the globe.

Leaders across the globe...

Published on 18 Jun 2015 Posted in LEED

Since it opened in 2010, 25 York Street has been a prominent fixture on the Toronto skyline. As one of the city’s premier smart buildings, this 30-story, LEED Platinum-certified facility can now count another accolade among its...

Published on 16 Jun 2015 Written by Mahesh Ramanujam Posted in LEED

Latin America is home to some of the planet’s most beautiful places—the biodiversity of its forests and jungles, mountain ranges and coasts, and the rich history and culture—and Peru is no exception. Most visitors to the country head straight for its most prominent and...

Published on 15 Jun 2015 Written by Dean DiPietro Posted in LEED

Continuos improvement: It's the driving force and mantra behind the development of new versions of LEED. As the market continues to grow and evolve, LEED does the same. When new solutions are developed and new goals identified, previous versions of the LEED rating systems are retired or...

Published on 09 Jun 2015 Written by Christopher Gray Posted in LEED

In this recurring monthly feature, we take a look at LEED certification activity in May 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 Jun 2015 Written by Selina Holmes Posted in LEED

In April, we opened a public comment period asking all stakeholders to review and provide feedback on a new set of LEED credits proposed to address existing multifamily...

Published on 29 May 2015 Written by Matthew Libby Posted in LEED

LEED for Homes is a rating system and certification that promotes the design and construction of high performance green homes. Administered by USGBC, LEED certification offers a...

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