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USGBC calls for proposals for feedback, concepts for next LEED version

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USGBC calls for proposals for feedback, concepts for next LEED version

The move follows successful public input on LEED 4.1.


By By Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor | July 15, 2019
USGBC calls for proposals for feedback, concepts for next LEED version

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The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) recently called for proposals to solicit feedback and concepts for the next version of LEED.

The request follows a successful public input process for the development of LEED 4.1. LEED is updated through a continuous improvement process, and with each new version USGBC is evolving LEED’s approach and challenging the building sector to be more resource efficient and sustainable, according to a USGBC news release.

In April, USGBC released the complete suite of LEED v4.1 rating systems. LEED v4.1 emphasizes the human experience with increased emphasis on improving the health and well-being of building occupants.

“With LEED v4.1 we have fundamentally transformed our rating system development process,” said Mahesh Ramanujam, president & CEO, USGBC in a news release. “It has allowed us to become more agile and adaptable to incorporate real time feedback so that we can realistically raise the bar on the marketplace.”

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