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October 2013

Published on October 31, 2013 Written by David ONeill Posted in LEED

To solve the problems that threaten the survival of America’s wildlife and their habitats, we need to explore creative partnerships that bring new resources to the challenge. That’s why the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) is pleased to welcome the U.S. Green Building Council as a vital new partner in the conservation...

Published on October 28, 2013 Written by Mika Kania Posted in LEED

In August, USGBC held a comment period for proposed updates to the minimum energy requirements in the LEED for Homes v2008 program. These changes, in response to the significant energy code changes within the residential construction market over the past...

Published on October 23, 2013 Written by Dean DiPietro Posted in LEED

Are you looking for your project certification to be awarded in 2013? As the end of the year approaches, we've outlined the deadlines for application submissions for both Standard and Expedited reviews.

The following tables apply to all commercial rating systems (not including LEED Volume). These timelines also assume that no Appeal...

Published on October 22, 2013 Written by Gail Vittori Posted in LEED
The LEED Gold Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.

Gail Vittori co-authored this article with Robin Guenther, FAIA, LEED AP, Perkins+Will, and Breeze Glazer, LEED AP, Perkins+Will.

Green hospitals, especially LEED-certified ones, represent a strategically significant segment of the broader green building movement, with ambitious goals to curb greenhouse gases,...

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