Excellence in Design Winners 2014

A Bright Future for Veterans

The AFRH’s new Scott Building replaces the outdated dormitory-style facility and improves all aspects of building function and environmental impact.
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A Well-Rooted, Living Building

The Rochester Institute of Technology envisioned a building that was living, figuratively and literally, for its new Golisano Institute for Sustainability.
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Material Milestones

A new solution is raising the bar for sustainable flooring options.
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Long-Term Greening

New LEED pilot credits aim to help architects and builders think beyond certification.
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U.S. Green Building Council and the American Chemistry Council to Work Together to Advance LEED

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) and the American Chemistry Council (ACC) announced a new initiative.

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USGBC Professional Exams Evolving with Launch of LEED v4

Now with new exam information and study options.
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LEED: From Predicted to Measured Performance

The answer to the question ‘How is my building performing with respect to LEED criteria?’ is Dynamic.
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First LEED-Certified Building in Moscow

Achieving first-of-its-kind certification for Mebe One Khimki Plaza meant navigating and blending local and LEED requirements.
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Green Badger LEED App Releases Desktop Web Application

The mobile app moves to a cross platform cloud-based version.
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Turning Gold into Platinum

Monitoring and maintaining a building’s water and energy performance not only helps it to keep a LEED-EBOM rating, but also goes a long way toward a better recertification.
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NCI Group's Candy McNamee, LEED Green Associate, explains how dematerialization can greatly affect the building industry over time, how AEC professionals will be challenged to incorporate the practice into their work and what the benefits are.

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Learn about the California drought, how North Carolina retailers are going green, and more.
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