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May 2016

Published on May 31, 2016 Written by Emma Hughes Posted in LEED

USGBC is now accepting applications for a new LEED Resilience Working Group. Applications will be accepted through 5:00 p.m. PST on June 30, 2016. 

The Resilience Working Group, operating under the direction of the LEED Steering Committee, is charged with improving the practical implementation of the LEED resilience...

Published on May 31, 2016 Written by Batya Metalitz Posted in LEED

You may have noticed that forms for LEED v2009 and LEED v4 got a makeover in Q1 this year. When working on the newest version of LEED Online, user feedback was sought on how to improve the system, and one of the top priorities expressed by users was the ability to work on forms...

Published on May 27, 2016 Written by Robb Tufts Posted in LEED

LEED has grown to become the world’s most widely used green building rating system, with nearly 80,000 projects participating in LEED across 162 countries, including more than 32,500 certified commercial projects. As the best model for sustainable construction, LEED’s growth...

Published on May 27, 2016 Written by Ashley Katz Posted in LEED

A home is more than just shelter: it’s the most important building in our lives. So wouldn’t you want a home designed and built with better health and durability in mind?

Meet LEED, which stands for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design. A LEED home is a green...

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