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March 2012

Published on March 21, 2012 Written by Corey Enck Posted in LEED

Quick: How did you get to our blog? Did you click on a link via Twitter, or see the article pop up in your RSS reader? However you arrived here, you probably used around 180 KB of data to load this webpage.

Though somewhat intangible, and certainly not of upmost concern to most of us and our rapid-fire browsing, data requires huge...

Published on March 16, 2012 Written by Lauren Riggs Posted in LEED

“May I borrow some jumper cables?” The brick building asked the building next door. The brick building’s energy use was out of control; It needed to kick-start its efficiency. The building next door answered with Energy Jumpstart, the new pilot prerequisite in USGBC’s...

Published on March 14, 2012 Written by Kal Wellman Posted in LEED

It has become widely accepted across the commercial real estate world that LEED certification has the potential to add value by...

Published on March 13, 2012 Written by Rick Fedrizzi Posted in LEED

Last Thursday, many of you – architects, writers, USGBC chapter members, activists, consultants – joined me on Twitter for a live tweet-up on LEED 2012. It was a doozy – and I mean that in the best way. Your questions were thought-provoking and interesting, spanning from building...

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