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March 08,2012

Several key changes are proposed for the LEED-EBOM Rating System in 2012.

March 08,2012

A new study by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) and the University of Michigan’s Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning...

March 01,2012

As LEED standards continue to rise, the top level, LEED Platinum, will likely mean net-zero energy construction by 2018.

March 01,2012

There are many other recognized national, state and local programs that offer a variety of best management practices and sustainable design,...

February 23,2012

A plan to build the National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility in Kansas is among several major building projects in jeopardy after the Obama...

February 23,2012

The federal government is especially focused on renting LEED-certified spaces.

February 23,2012

The New York Port Authority and the city’s fire and building departments are investigating an accident at the World Trade Center construction site...

February 23,2012

After March 1, all building plans in Virginia must adhere to the 2009 code that was adopted a year ago.

February 17,2012

Ensure that small business goals take into consideration actual small business capacity in relevant specialty markets.

February 17,2012

Design or construction problems likely contributed to the collapses, according to city officials.