Connecticut’s construction industry is voicing some of the theoretical legal concerns that many commentators have pointed out with respect to proposed state-level, LEED-driven legislation.
A panel discussion at the recent West Coast Green conference touched on some important liability issues as they relate to green building and sustainability.
An open letter to USGBC requests certain data related to its contentious certified wood credit that has been the focus of much scrutiny within the green building community over the past year.
The head of USGBC’s LEED for Neighborhood Development initiative recently voiced some strong opinions here in New York City about the organization’s shortcomings in addressing environmental issues on a broader scale than individual buildings.
The Green Building Finance Consortium has released an important critique of the recent CoStar study that touted the financial performance (sale and rental premiums) of LEED- and Energy Star-rated buildings.
At Norwalk Community College in Connecticut, students are petitioning against a new lab building’s relative lack of green features.
The long-awaited LEED Version 3.0 could have important implications for municipal and state level green building legislation.
The race to develop a code-based green building standard is on in full force and could have some important implications for state- and local-level green building programs and policies.
Big box retailers are seeing increased demand for green building products and materials.
Should we look at LEED for Neighborhood Development more critically here in New York City?