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New USGBC report released at Greenbuild discusses LEED's impacts and innovations

Published on 21 Nov 2013 Written by Jennifer Easton Posted in LEED

Download the report, LEED in Motion: Impacts and Innovation - exclusively for USGBC members.

Which LEED credit do 98% of LEED for New Construction projects pursue?

USGBC's third LEED in Motion report, Impacts and Innovation, details key impact areas and results of the thousands of projects that are utilizing the LEED rating system, as well as innovation highlights related to LEED and green building technologies and innovations.

The LEED in Motion report series provides a holistic snapshot of the LEED movement, equipping readers with the numbers and insight they need to build the case for sustainability. With a foreword written by Greenbuild master speaker and Bridges to Prosperity Executive Director Avery Bang, LEED in Motion: Impacts and Innovation plots a course for the future by examining current and possible positive impacts related to LEED buildings—from resource to cost savings—and lauding industry innovations. The report looks at the impacts of LEED through the lens of both business and human health. 

The LEED in Motion report series is available for download exclusively for USGBC members. Highlights from the third report include:

  • The top three credits pursued by LEED projects across different rating systems
  • The spread of innovation: stand-out approaches to Innovation credits
  • Interviews and project highlights featuring Facebook, Bank of America, Dell Children's Hospital, TRANSWESTERN and more

For more LEED stories and stats, look back on the first two LEED in Motion reports, People and Progress (also available in Spanish and French) & Places and Policies (also available in Spanish and Chinese), released earlier this year.


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Jennifer Easton

Marketing & Communications Project Manager U.S. Green Building Council

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Sustainability Associate, KEO International Consultants
Hi If I have planned a project under LEED v3 and it gets delayed beyond June 2014, would I have to upgrade/re-register the project under v4 or since the project was registered before June 2014 it can still apply for LEED certification with the v3 credits? Kindly clarify. Thank you
Managing Principal, Earthly Ideas LLC
These reports are great! Sarah Karle mentioned four LEED in Motion Reports at the Meeting of the Members at Greenbuild. What is the title of the 4th one and when will it be published? BTW - The first report, People and Progress, does not show up in Reports in Resources ( - only the Spanish version is there.
Managing Principal, Earthly Ideas LLC
Executive Director, USGBC - New York Upstate Chapter
Thank you for these LEED in Motion reports! They provide great data and I use excerpts for our own Chapter communications and marketing as well as social media updates...we are moving!

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