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June 2014

Published on June 30, 2014 Written by Anonymous Posted in LEED

With the launch of LEED v4, USGBC also introduced a new format for the LEED reference guides — web-based.

Integrated into the LEED credit library, the web-based reference guide combines all of the information in the PDF versions of the guides with additional videos,...

Published on June 30, 2014 Written by Jonathan Walsh Posted in LEED

The Urban Green Council's EBie Awards recognize improved environmental performance in existing buildings among building operators, facilities managers, owners, engineers, retro-commissioning agents and other professionals who conceived and implemented the work. ...

Published on June 27, 2014 Written by Hannah Wilber Posted in LEED

If you ask my friends to describe who I "am" for you, I'm willing to bet their answer will mention that I have a thing for elephants. Not surprisingly, it's almost impossible these days to read anything about elephants that doesn't mention their current plight in the face of increasingly widespread poaching, which always makes for rather...

Published on June 26, 2014 Written by Asa Foss Posted in LEED

The final results of the LEED v2008 Homes Energy Update ballot are in with a final tally of 88% in favor of the rating system update — exceeding our goal of 66.7%. 

Here's the category breakdown for the results:

  • 96% approval from those in the user category
  • 88% approval from those in the general...

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