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April 13,2012

A community building in Oregon and an office building in California are the first two projects to earn net-zero status under the International...

April 05,2012

The U.S. Green Building Council’s updated LEED 2012 standards will require two systems to be modeled for each project in order to show power...

March 30,2012

Last year, developers of 23,000 U.S. multifamily housing units applied for LEED certification.

March 30,2012

According to the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC), the third draft of LEED 2012, if approved as written, would represent a step backward from the...

March 22,2012

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March 15,2012

The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) has approved two American Society of Safety Engineers' (ASSE) standards addressing fall...

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,...