Higher bar on LEED may not be harder to reach

The U.S. Green Building Council expects to substantially revise LEED next year, requiring builders beginning in 2015 to take new and more-detailed steps to get buildings certified.

December 04, 2012 |

The U.S. Green Building Council expects to substantially revise LEED next year, requiring builders beginning in 2015 to take new and more-detailed steps to get buildings certified. “The bar is getting raised, but that doesn’t necessarily mean it’s harder to meet because of the way the whole industry is evolving,” says Nadav Malin, president of BuildingGreen, a consulting and publishing firm that writes a LEED user’s guide.

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