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September 2014

Published on September 29, 2014 Written by Melissa Baker Posted in LEED

There are two sets of Federal Guiding Principles for High Performance and Sustainable Buildings,

  1. one set for existing buildings, and
  2. one set for new construction.

Did you know that...

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

Beginning on Oct. 1, 2014, newly registering LEED Homes projects are required to meet new energy requirements.

Earlier this year, USGBC members voted in favor of an update to the LEED for Homes v2008 energy requirements, addressing changes...

Published on September 26, 2014 Written by Rick Fedrizzi Posted in LEED

With a last name like Fedrizzi, it’s hard to claim that I’m not just a little biased when it comes my admiration for LEED buildings in Italy.  

Today I am honored to deliver the closing keynote speech for REbuild, a meeting and conference dedicated to furthering the...

Published on September 26, 2014 Written by Taryn Holowka Posted in LEED

The General Services Administration (GSA) has recently released its review of LEED v4, showing that the newest version of our green building rating system has significant alignment with federal sustainability and green building requirements. 

In its report,...

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