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March 2013

Published on March 30, 2013 Written by Selina Holmes Posted in LEED

Thirteen years ago, on March 30, 2000, LEED went from being an idea to a fully functioning rating system. Who could have known that this idea would turn into a global green building movement, with more than 1.5 million square feet of LEED space certifying every day? Who would have imagined that the program would grow to include...

Published on March 25, 2013 Written by Nora Knox Posted in LEED

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Published on March 20, 2013 Written by Anonymous Posted in LEED
The Westory Recertification Photo by Eric Burka

Located only two blocks from the White House, the Westory is an historic building in downtown DC set apart from the city landscape by its Beaux Arts architecture. In 1989, the building was renovated into the 12-story, 273,111-square-foot commercial office building that we know today. The multi-tenant office building is home to...

Published on March 5, 2013 Written by Adam Maynard Posted in LEED
 LEED for Neighborhood Development and Historic Preservation (Photo Credit: Syra

Historic preservation is a green building strategy. A new guidance manual, LEED for Neighborhood Development and Historic Preservation, outlines strategies (and reasoning) geared towards helping project teams incorporate historic resources into their...

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