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Published on January 30, 2015 Written by Grant Olear Posted in Advocacy and policy

With Superbowl XLIX just around the corner, we wanted to recognize the cities that the Patriots and Seahawks call home and specifically how they have lead the way with innovative green building policies.

Both cities target LEED certification for all new and renovated city-funded projects;...

Published on January 30, 2015 Written by Scot Horst Posted in Industry

The LEED Dynamic Plaque, our platform for measuring building performance, recently took a trip to London.

UK-based design magazine Wallpaper selected the LEED Dynamic Plaque as the...

Published on January 30, 2015 Written by Kate Hurst Posted in Industry

Greenbuild 2014 was all about Leadership Jazz. Members of the green building community and beyond gathered for Greenbuild in New Orleans from Oct. 22-24 for the building industry's premier event. The music of the green movement was undeniable, and the Big Easy was the perfect setting to celebrate our global impact, ...

Published on January 30, 2015 Written by Grant Olear Posted in Advocacy and policy

“Ninety percent of the United States’ real GDP originates in cities,” Vice President Biden remarked in his address at the U.S. Conference of Mayors Winter Meeting luncheon this past Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015.  

The Vice President went on to...

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