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Architectural Nexus Waste Stream Audit Video

Architectural Nexus recently conducted a LEED-EB Waste Stream Audit. All waste generated by building occupants was collected over a 24-hour period starting on Thursday, November 1st, 2012. 32 more words

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GSA, LEED, USGBC, and Politics

LEED Certification, and LEED in general has been a GREAT marketing tool.  That said, should LEED be a requirement? Is LEED cost effective?  Should LEED be modified?

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Sustainability

Beyond LEED - Standards for the Operations and Maintenance of High Performance / Green Buildings - ASHRAE

Proposed Operation and Maintenance Guideline from ASHRAE

Many buildings with great designs fade from green to grey when operation and maintenance isn’t carried out as intended, especially in regard to energy conserving systems. 488 more words

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High Performance Building Legislation - 2010 - Cities and Town

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City and Town Governments continue to push legislation requiring high performance buildings. 723 more words

High Performance Building / Green Building Trends

New LEED for Existing Buildings - LEED EB Draft 2010

IP CREDIT:

INTEGRATED PROCESS

This credit applies to:

Existing Buildings: Operations & Maintenance

EB:O&M Schools

EB:O&M Retail

EB:O&M Data Centers

EB:O&M Hospitality

Intent

Develop an early understanding of the relationships between technical systems, natural systems and occupants within a building project, its site, its context, and its intended use.   320 more words

High Performance Building / Green Building Trends

LEED and ROI

While LEED is not for everyone, nor is it likely the “best” high performance building approach, it would appear that ROI can be significant for this and similar approachs. 1,672 more words

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