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January 2015

Published on January 28, 2015 Written by Joseph Crea Posted in LEED

This week, Green Building Japan and the Japan Landscape Architects Union are hosting a joint symposium as they work to advance green buildings and LEED in Japan.

A centerpiece of their conversation is Futako-Tamagawa, a 36-acre site in Western Tokyo that is the country's first LEED ND project. Futako-Tamagawa is a mixed-use,...

Published on January 27, 2015 Written by Mahesh Ramanujam Posted in LEED

The annual and very popular Delhi half marathon took place last November. Covering 13.3 miles, 12,000 runners participated with more than 20,000 others taking part in smaller races throughout the day. Ethiopia’s Guye Adola came in first place, setting a course record of...

Published on January 27, 2015 Written by Sarah Buente Posted in LEED

The NBA is spreading the sustainability message, educating basketball fans nationwide about the benefits of environmental stewardship and green building.

With the most LEED certified venues of any professional sport in the United States, the NBA has established itself as an industry leader in green building. Their six LEED...

Published on January 26, 2015 Written by Nora Knox Posted in LEED

Every day LEED is pushing the green building industry to go further.

Developed in a transparent, consensus-based process that includes several rounds of public comments and approval from USGBC members, LEED ensures that leaders can demand more from our buildings, creating healthy...

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