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November 2012

Published on November 30, 2012 Written by Dimitri Contoyannis Posted in LEED
Credit: COMNET

While energy modeling analyses have become increasingly important to driving energy performance within the green building industry, the efficiency of transferring the resulting data is still fairly poor. In particular, filling out LEED Online template forms represents significant time for design teams and present opportunities for errors as...

Published on November 10, 2012 Written by Erin Emery Hartz Posted in LEED

One of LEED’s greatest strengths is its ability to evolve and improve along with the industry, continuously raising the bar on green building practice.

The same is true of the LEED Professional Credentials – the industry-respected LEED AP with specialty and...

Published on November 9, 2012 Written by Anonymous Posted in LEED

It’s here!

The LEED for Existing Buildings: Operations and Maintenance Recertification Guidance is now available. This new document is the first of several steps USGBC is taking to establish a clear LEED recertification program for...

Published on November 6, 2012 Written by Anonymous Posted in LEED

NEIGHBORHOODS GO GREEN! is a travelling exhibition that explores the construction and certification of green neighborhoods. By thinking on a larger scale, we can reorganize the places we live and work and dramatically reduce the impact of our lives on our neighborhoods...