LEED

EDC and USGBC partner for this award-winning guide focusing on the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Green Building Rating System.

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USGBC Professional Exams Evolving with Launch of LEED v4

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

By Scot Horst
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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

By Ömer Moltay
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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

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

By Rachel Sowards and Jeff Williford
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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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LEED Fellow CORNER

‘What If?’ Toward a More Equitable World

By Susan Kaplan
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Those in green building have traditionally focused on economic and environmental aspects of building. Lately, however, they have begun to focus on the social aspect of building as well.
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Burning questions Berning answers

Revisiting Ban LEED

By Michael J. Berning
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Are the people trying to stop sustainable progress going to write a eulogy for green or see it rise from the ashes of their efforts instead? It’s up to you.
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Pioneering a Platinum Interior

By Derrick Teal
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Achieving LEED-CI certification has many benefits for HKS’ Dallas headquarters, but as a pilot project for v4, the road to fulfilling the goal had some bumps.
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Wood and LEED v4

A primer on forest product EPD development and how certified wood and recycled content fares in LEED v4.
By Barbara Horwitz-Bennett
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With LEED v4, designers, contractors, building owners and building product manufacturers alike have begun journeying along new learning curves associated with this ambitious and rigorous rating system.
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Excellence in Design Winner 2014

Excellence in Design Awards Commercial Winner: Commitment to Excellence

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While building its new headquarters, TD Ameritrade finds the road to excellence is paved with Platinum.
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Metl-Span panels have contributed to energy-efficient projects including 502 Rigsbee, Ballard Blocks, Haughton Middle School, and Pacific Plaza.

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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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2014 August

In the August issue, check out green renovation projects and a look at urban development and sustainability.
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