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.
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Two pieces of green building legislation introduced by a Hudson County legislator are now pending before the New Jersey state legislature in Trenton, and would apply to residential development in the Garden State.
A new law in Southampton that would require all new pool heaters to be solar-powered is facing stern opposition from industry groups.
The City Council’s infrastructure task force is exploring how solar power could be deployed more extensively across Gotham’s public and private building stock.
Huntington, Long Island has approved a LEED-based financial incentive program to encourage local developers in building green.
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.
“Managing Risk in Sustainable Building: Policy, Performance & Pitfalls” appears to be the first academic conference to analyze in detail the legal issues arising out of green building and sustainable project initiatives.
San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom has proposed some of the country’s toughest green building legislation applicable to private construction.
Two green building bills in Pittsburgh- one approved and one pending- illustrate green building legislation at its finest and, perhaps, at its worst.