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July 2013

Published on July 25, 2013 Written by Rukesh Samarasekera Posted in LEED
Do you have the right personalities to get the job done?

The journey to achieving LEED certification—at any level—begins and ends with a team. Assembling a strong LEED project team is crucial to the project’s success and it’s important to be as inclusive as possible from the start.

That begins with applying an integrative design process, which takes a collaborative...

Published on July 24, 2013 Written by Donna McIntire Posted in LEED

This article is part of a series of stories from USGBC's community celebrating 20 years of green building triumphs. Take a walk down memory lane with USGBC, as we reflect on favorite moments and share memories from the last 20 years. Share your own green building triumphs using #USGBC20.

As a 10-year old...

Published on July 23, 2013 Written by Kelsey Mullen Posted in LEED

Location, location, location... and LEED.

Apartment developers spend countless hours attempting to determine the features and attributes that will contribute the most to the value of their buildings, or the premium they can charge for rents. Decisions about the design, features or location of an apartment building are many times dictated...

Published on July 18, 2013 Written by Joseph Crea Posted in LEED

Last year when traveling to China, USGBC COO Mahesh Ramanujam saw first-hand the growing passion amongst the Chinese for green buildings, LEED in particular. A recent trip to China just...

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