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October 2013

Published on October 29, 2013 Written by Jennivine Kwan Posted in Industry

It’s that time of year again. As we rush headlong into fall, the most exciting event for the global green building industry is just around the corner.

This year, the annual Greenbuild Conference and Expo will be held from Nov. 20-22, 2013 in Philadelphia, with the full-day...

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 28, 2013 Written by Tommy Linstroth Posted in Industry
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There has been a lot of talk recently on both the national and local levels about the value, applicability, and overall effectiveness of third-party green rating systems. To frame our understanding, we can start by looking at the impact that third-party rating systems, like LEED, are having in the transformation of the housing development...

Published on October 28, 2013 Written by Anonymous Posted in Industry

This article was originally posted on the Delaware Valley Green Building Council blog. Read the article.

Four innovative green schools tours will be offered in Philadelphia from Nov....

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