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Published on July 30, 2014 Written by Hannah Wilber Posted in LEED

The great Rick Fedrizzi recently noted that “our homes play the biggest role in our lives. They bookend our days… Imagine if all people started their days from a sustainable home, with a native awareness of efficiency and efficacy; of better...

Published on July 29, 2014 Written by Anonymous Posted in LEED

You've decided to pursue LEED v4, but you're looking for some guidance to select a rating system before you register your project. Looking for LEED 2009 Rating System Selection Guidance? Access.

Here's how to use the guidance below:

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Published on July 28, 2014 Written by Emma Pettit Posted in LEED

This article is part 1 of a 4 part series on "Greening your college life."
 
As a college student, I know first-hand that it can seem difficult to lead a sustainable life in college. Dorm buildings are often less energy efficient, recycling options might be limited, and students don't have extra money to splurge on...

Published on July 24, 2014 Written by Mahesh Ramanujam Posted in LEED

With each visit I make to China I continue to stand in awe of the presence of LEED and the leaders behind it.

After my second trip to China this year, I can assure you that LEED is alive and well. This is because true market leaders have continued to raise the bar when it comes...

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