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USGBC Extends LEED 2009 Compliance Deadline

Latest Version of LEED Features Increased Rigor and Multiple Updates

Extending to October 2016 gives LEED users and members of the green building industry additional time to prepare for LEED v4, the latest version of LEED, which features increased rigor and multiple updates.


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Grainger Earns LEED Designation

New Data Center Features Advanced Cooling System

The energy used for cooling the facility is controlled by strictly managing airflow using outside air to cool the facility.


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Oct. 1, 2014: Study Shows Growing Demand for LEED Professionals Across Building Sector

Study Examines Job Postings That Required a LEED Credential

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) has announced the results of a study of job postings from across the United States, revealing that demand for the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Accredited Professional (LEED AP) and LEED Green Associate credentials grew 46 percent over a 12-month period.


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LEED Certification Boosts Hotel Revenue

Certified Hotels Boast 'Substantial Increases' in Daily Rates, Revenue

The study found substantial increases in average daily rates and revenue per available room for the LEED hotels by comparing LEED-certified hotels with a competitive set of noncertified hotels.

 


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MSHDA Is First State Government Agency in Michigan to Earn LEED Certification

Project to Gain Certification Came in Under Budget and On Time

Scott Woosley, executive director of the Michigan State Housing Development Authority (MSHDA), announced MSHDA has been awarded Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Silver certification. It is the first state of Michigan agency to achieve LEED status for its Lansing office.


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Canada LEEDs the Way in Building Efficiency

Canada Boasts Largest International Market for LEED Green Buildings

Canada has 1,633 LEED-certified projects, which total more than 22 million gross square meters of real estate.


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June 19, 2014: USGBC Announces LEED Certification for World Cup Soccer Stadiums

Maracanã, South America’s Largest Stadium, Will Host Final World Cup Game

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) has announced that several World Cup soccer stadiums have achieved Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification, including South America’s largest stadium, Maracanã in Rio de Janeiro.


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USGBC Adopts LEED v4

Council Voted 86 Percent in Favor of Adopting the System

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) announced its membership has voted to adopt Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) v4, the next update to the green building rating system.


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Feb. 22, 2013: GSA Seeks Public Input on Use of Green Building Certification Systems

The U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) announced that it is seeking additional input from the public regarding the federal government’s use of third party green building certification systems.


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Feb. 19, 2013: Green Roof on New York Convention Center to be One of the Largest in the U.S.

Xero Flor America (XFA) announced the selection of the Xero Flor Green Roof System for the 292,000-square-foot green roof being installed on the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City. The green roof will be the second largest on a building in the United States when completed.


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Matt Barga, portfolio manager — a/c and coils, Ingersoll Rand, discusses how the company is working to comply with the new energy conservation standards for heat pumps and air conditioners that go into effect on Jan. 1, 2015. Posted on Dec. 19.

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