LEED Is Not Perfect, But It's Not Broken

December 23, 2005
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Six months ago when the “LEED is Broken, Let's Fix It” article came out, I smiled a sad smile and nodded my head in agreement with about 80 percent of what the authors were saying.

At that time, I was still smarting from my experience in certifying Natural Resources Defense Council's (NRDC) Platinum project in Santa Monica, which confirmed all of the most damning critiques in the article. I had seen first-hand that LEED indeed was “costly, slow, brutal, confusing and unwieldy.”

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