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December 2013

Published on December 16, 2013 Written by Marisa Long Posted in Industry

During a season when most kids are carefully crafting their wish lists for the holidays, Kylie (14), Devon (13) and Piper (11) Holland are asking for one BIG gift from us all—to help them raise $250,000 to put towards USGBC's Project Haiti, what will be the first LEED-...

Published on December 13, 2013 Written by Jacob Kriss Posted in Industry
The LEED Gold Edison PK-8 School in Dayton, Ohio.

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US-Leading Ohio Hits LEED School 100, Earth Techling. Thanks to the leadership of the Ohio School Facilities Commission, the state has more LEED-certified schools than any other.


Published on December 12, 2013 Written by Rina Brule Posted in Industry

The Call for Education Session Proposals (and reviewers) is open! Take a look at what’s new for 2014:

  • New presentation topics like Climate, Cultural Context, Design Innovation, Health and Well-Being, Marketing, and New in LEED v4 were added
  • The scoring system was adjusted to put more...

Published on December 12, 2013 Written by Rukesh Samarasekera Posted in Industry

Much has been said about Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh’s terrific plan to revitalize Downtown Las Vegas, but some may not know it all began with one building – namely, the major renovation of an old city hall that’s on target for LEED Gold certification. I spoke to Brad Tomm,...

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