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Three New LEED v4 RedVector Courses

RedVector is happy to announce three new, mobile-ready LEED v4 courses!

LEED v4: Neighborhood Development

The goal of this course is to describe Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) for Neighborhood Development Rating System (LEED ND) and discuss recent updates to the system. 263 more words

AEC

LEED PROJECT: SONGDO IBD

The Songdo International Business District (IBD) in South Korea is proving to be one of the most ambitious green developments anywhere in the world. According to the USGBC, “Korea was reached another green building milestone and now totals 19.5 million square feet of LEED-certified space” all in this major business district.  128 more words

Sustainability

Green Roofs: Calculating the Benefits

by Alison Kibe

The known benefits of green roofs are nothing new; they can reduce building heating and cooling costs, aid in the remediation of the “heat island effect” often observed in cities, and reduce storm run-off. 539 more words

Energy Efficiency

'Green' goals reflected in building trends

By Craig A. Ruark
Special to the Las Vegas Business Press

Despite the slow economic recovery, many businesses are seeing “green” as the path to a sustainable future and achieving a LEED certification by the U.S. 608 more words

#UAE a #leader in #green #building, says #US trade body

The UAE has been named as one of the top 10 markets for green building space by the US Green Building Council (USGBC).

The USGBC, a not-for profit organisation, oversees the Leed (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) green building rating system. 345 more words

Energy Effeciency

미국 친환경 자재 시장은 계속적으로 확대

BCC 연구 보고서에 의하면 미국 친환경 자재 시장은 2013년에는 $40.0 billion 이었고, 2014년에는 $43.8 billion으로 상승하였습니다. 그리고 2014년에서 2019년까지 이 시장은 연평균 성장률 9.5%를 기록하면서 거의 $69.0 billion 이 될 것으로 예상하고 있습니다. 16 more words

News

The #UAE Ranks Eighth Among Top 10 Countries for #LEED #Green #Building

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) announced that the United Arab Emirates ranked eighth on USGBC’s annual ranking of the Top 10 Countries for LEED, the world’s most widely used and recognized green building rating system. 810 more words

Green Buildings