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July 2013

Published on July 31, 2013 Written by Michele Van Hyfte Posted in LEED
The LEED Platinum South Tower at Dell Children's Medical Center in Austin, Texas

It takes an extraordinary effort to become the world’s first LEED Platinum certified hospital. But it takes an extraordinarily dedicated team with an unwavering commitment to sustainability to do it twice. Our team is proud to announce that Dell Children’s Medical Center of Central Texas, a member of the Seton Healthcare Family, is...

Published on July 30, 2013 Written by Julia Feder Posted in LEED

Want to know more about LEED v4 and the concepts it’s built on? This year, USGBC will release three separate webinar series to help prepare you for success, starting with Introduction to LEED v4. The first webinar series is offered free of charge and includes two...

Published on July 26, 2013 Written by Corey Enck Posted in LEED
Project: Pearl Place Photo: Courtesy of Avesta Housing

Continuous improvement ensures that the LEED rating systems stay relevant in a time when policies, technologies and the needs of the industry are constantly changing. In the last three years, residential construction energy codes rapidly have become more stringent, a trend we anticipate will continue. The updates in LEED v4...

Published on July 25, 2013 Written by Anonymous Posted in LEED

This article first appeared on ArupConnect, the online magazine of Arup in the Americas. About the authors: Adam Friedberg is a senior consultant in Arup's New York office. Kirstin Weeks is a senior specialist in our San Francisco office....

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