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September 2015

Published on September 30, 2015 Written by Jeremy Sigmon Posted in LEED

Did you know that the average LEED 2009-certified BD+C project is designed to beat the referenced energy standard by 29 percent?

By rewarding projects for superior achievement above and beyond today’s...

Published on September 28, 2015 Written by Gregory Shank Posted in LEED

USGBC announced in November 2014 that the deadline to register projects under LEED 2009 was extended to October 31, 2016, to allow the global community more time to transition to the structural and procedural changes in LEED v4.

To ensure that...

Published on September 24, 2015 Written by Sarah Buente Posted in LEED

The Sustainable Sites Initiative (SITES®) is the most comprehensive program and toolkit for developing sustainable landscapes. The SITES program is based on the understanding that land is a crucial component of the built environment and can be planned, designed, developed...

Published on September 11, 2015 Written by Nora Knox Posted in LEED

LEED professionals are key leaders of the green building industry. Earning a LEED professional credential—including the LEED Green Associate, LEED AP, LEED Fellow and various certificate designations—denotes qualified expertise in green building. LEED professional credentials mean much more than just a professional accolade;...

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