The Green Building Certification Institute (“GBCI”) of the USGBC is currently in the process of launching its updated professional designations – here’s an overview of the most important changes that LEED APs need to know.
The long-awaited LEED Version 3.0 could have important implications for municipal and state level green building legislation.
The June 2007 issue of Urban Land included a list of ten “green building firsts”, ranging from a LEED Certified police station in San Diego to a Gold convent (designed by Perkins Eastman) in Corapolis, Pennsylvania. As Charles Lockwood noted in the introduction to his piece, the diversity of projects- both by use and geographic […]
Recently-published Issue 14 of The Next American City magazine focuses entirely on green building, and I urge you to check it out if you haven’t already done so. An article I wrote about LEED appears in the issue and has a good summary of the general commentary that currently exists about LEED and how USGBC […]
I’ve written previously about the new ballpark for the Nationals, which will seek LEED certification, and the proposed stadium for the Twins, whose design team is also exploring LEED options. An article in BD+C suggests that, because HOK Sport is the architect for each of these venues, the firm is working in concert with USGBC […]