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November 2013

Published on November 27, 2013 Written by Mahesh Ramanujam Posted in LEED
Photo Credit: Paul Trafford via Flickr Creative Commons

As an arid country growing like few others in the world despite its desert climate, leaders in Qatar have achieved a sense of urgency and big-picture understanding about sustainability that, at times, can make other countries appear to be dragging their heels. 

That’s just one of the reasons why I was utterly...

Published on November 21, 2013 Written by Jennifer Easton Posted in LEED

Download the report, LEED in Motion: Impacts and Innovation - exclusively for USGBC members.

Which LEED credit do 98% of LEED for New Construction projects pursue?

USGBC's third LEED in Motion report, Impacts...

Published on November 20, 2013 Written by Selina Holmes Posted in LEED

LEED v4 introduces a unified LEED experience for the entire world to share – one that offers flexibility for all green building projects, with new market sectors and global best practices built-in.

Impressive impacts.

Increased thresholds in energy, water, waste and indoor environmental quality ensure that...

Published on November 15, 2013 Written by Zella Kahn-Jetter Posted in LEED

When Saint Martin’s University set out to construct a new building to house its engineering program, one thing was clear: this was an opportunity to make a bold statement about the timeless relevance of the University’s long-held values to our 21st century world.

A 118-...

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