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Proposed green building standards a no-no: Chemical industry

The proposed standards by the U.S. Green Building Council have many chemical manufacturers up in arms, saying that the new rules would unfairly target their products. 238 more words

Indoor Air Quality

LEED 2012: Introduction to the New Rating System Including the Integrative Process Credit

In recognition of Earth Day, we are taking this opportunity to kick off our series which highlights forthcoming changes with the most recognized green building program – LEED. 575 more words

Green Building

Unveiling LEED 2012

Planning is underway for the latest version of the USGBC LEED Rating System, which is slated for release in November 2012. This third version of the system has LEED consultants and users eager for a more robust and technically intuitive system than the current version, which was last updated in 2009. 282 more words

Green Building

Ch-Ch-Changes: LEED Gets a Facelift

LEED credits are all the rage in the business world – companies are competing to have the most LEED credits for their facilities, making themselves a greener, more sustainable business. 776 more words

While At Work

LEED Certified Buildings Must Do Green Cleaning

A recent change to the indoor environmental quality section of the LEED Rating System mandates that buildings must implement a green cleaning policy in order to qualify for LEED Certification and re-certification. 217 more words

LEED Certification

LEED 2012: Faster, Cheaper, More Automatic

Since its inception in 1993, LEED has grown to include over 120,000 individuals from all over the world and has been used to build more than 3.6 billion square feet of space sustainably. 510 more words

LEED Certification

Good INTENTions for Regional Materials in LEED 2012


USGBC has developed LEED requirements which contribute toward meeting the intent of the credit.  As the LEED rating system continues to evolve, requirements are modified or appended to in order to more accurately meet the credit intent or to include additional compliance paths to meet credit intent.   456 more words