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USGBC gives new meaning to Energy Star Score

This weekend I have been gathering data regarding LEED certified buildings made available at the Green Building Information Gateway.  In browsing through the web site I ran across a page that described… 171 more words

Building Energy

Rocky Mountain Green: USGBC Colorado

Another speaking opportunity! I’m very excited to not only be able to continue to present on this topic, but I have been fortunate enough to find like-minded colleagues to collaborate with as well.  221 more words

Autism + Design

USGBC’s LEED Green Associate Credential

With over 15 years of experience in the construction industry, Tony DiTucci serves as vice president of DGA Builders, LLC, in Pittsford, New York. Dedicated to staying current on the latest industry trends and practices, Tony DiTucci maintains a LEED Green Associate credential. 206 more words

Tony DiTucci

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

INTERIOR DESIGN

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

Eclogues

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