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June 2012

Published on June 29, 2012 Written by Lonny Blumenthal Posted in LEED
Less power, more occupant empowerment. Photo credit: Public Domain Photos

I hear people say it all the time: “Buildings don’t use energy, people do.” So then I ask myself: Why has the idea of engaging with building occupants fallen by the wayside?...Despite the fact that it’s one of the most cost-effective ways to minimize energy consumption and save money? I wish I could provide a simple answer to that question, but...

Published on June 13, 2012 Written by Nate Kredich Posted in LEED
KAPSARC Villa B-19 in Riyadh, Saudi Arabi by SK Engineering & Construction

20,000: No, I’m not talking leagues under the sea. I’m talking LEED-certified homes.

That’s right: I’m particularly proud to announce that we’ve certified over 20,000 LEED for Homes units.

It’s interesting to look at a sampling of the projects we’ve...

Published on June 4, 2012 Written by Rick Fedrizzi Posted in LEED

To USGBC members and LEED users:

The amazing volunteers on all our LEED committees have been working extremely hard for the past 3+ years to get LEED 2012 ready for launch. The continuous evolution of LEED is made possible through hard work, and these committed technical experts undertake this work because they have a passion for USGBC’...