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Biodesign Institute at Arizona State University: Case Study

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The Biodesign Institute at Arizona State University: Case Study retells the story of the Tempe, AZ LEED Gold project. The Biodesign Institute represents the largest single investment in research infrastructure in the state, and has generated impressive returns for the community.

Case Study
Published By: U.S. Green Building Council
Published On: 1 Jan 2010

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Customer Service Representative, U.S. Green Building Council

Hello Amaal,

GBCI does not review documentation outside of the LEED Certification Review process. Also, the information that applies to one project will not necessarily meet the requirements for another project. We suggest the project team use their best judgment regarding this credit, keeping well in mind the intent of the credit and the requirements as listed in the applicable LEED reference guide. Note that LEED Certification Review is a multi-step process; project teams will have a chance to respond to preliminary comments with supplemental information. There is also an appeal phase whereby project teams may appeal the final USGBC ruling.

Associate professor-arch. and urban environmental design, minia university- jazan university

in the third world (egypt) we have a lot to do together for earth !!
shall we cooperate without dollars !! ???

Customer Service Representative, U.S. Green Building Council

Hi Amaal,

In general, the USGBC does not disperse funds. The USGBC has pledged $2 million dollars toward our Green Building Research Fund, which is currently a one-time research fund that focuses on applied research. It is important to note, though, that the Research Committee is well into the review process and is no longer accepting requests. This type of funding was a one-time opportunity and the period to apply has passed. The USGBC does not currently have plans to fund research/grants on a continuous basis, although we are discussing whether or not we plan to fund future projects. I am sorry for any inconvenience this may cause.

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Associate professor-arch. and urban environmental design, minia university- jazan university

i wish if there were a sketches to show how you get the bio design . i hope you to spread the knowledge of the green live and green behavior

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