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Why haven't there been more green building lawsuits? (Hint: Mandatory Arbitration)

Stuart Kaplow is still, in my humble opinion, one of the true thought leaders on the topic of green building legal issues. A recent post of his at Green Building Law Update sets out to answer the question of… 427 more words

Quality And Risk Management

What is a LEED Associated Professional?

The LEED Professional Exams are administered by the Green Business Certification Inc. (GBCI), and test knowledge based on the Canada Green Building Council’s Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Rating Systems.   13 more words


USGBC: LEED Green Associates Classes Coming Online Soon!

In an effort to continue contributing to the construction industry and environmental awareness, I will be hosting LEED Green Associates (USGBC) online class this Winter. This format will be a pilot program and will initially come at minimal cost to the student. 155 more words

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The Benefits of Sunshades

As you can see by the pictures above, when a designer or architect uses Sunshades (or Brise-soleil as they say in Europe) as part of a building’s design it can dramatically improve the exterior aesthetics of that building. 195 more words

USGBC Minnesota IMPACT 2017

On May 3rd, USGBC Minnesota’s IMPACT 2017 conference gathered local sustainability leaders for a day of inspiration and knowledge sharing. In the opening keynote, U.S. Green Building Council President and CEO… 538 more words