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Feb. 17, 2015: ASHRAE/USGBC/IES to Develop Biomass Requirements for Green Building Standard

Committee Intends to Work on a Definition of Biomass as Well as Requirements on the Use of Biomass

Biomass requirements are being explored by ASHRAE, the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), and the Illuminating Engineering Society (IES) for inclusion in their green building standard — ASHRAE/IES/USGBC Standard 189.1, Standard for the Design of High Performance Green Buildings.


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Dec. 31, 2014: National Green Building Standard Approved for Military Construction

NAHB Said This Action Will Provide Affordable Choices in Meeting Military Energy and Water Reduction Goals

The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) announced that it applauds Congress for authorizing the International Code Council (ICC) 700 National Green Building Standard (NGBS) for all military residential construction, which represents 16 percent of the federal real estate portfolio.


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Dec. 25, 2014: IES Named LEED Proven Provider by Green Building Certification Institute

Status Acknowledges Company’s Role as a Quality LEED Project Administrator

Integrated Environmental Solutions (IES) announced that the Green Building Certification Institute (GBCI) has designated it as a LEED® Proven Provider™. This designation was developed to streamline the LEED project review process for experienced organizations that demonstrate consistent excellence.


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Nov. 18, 2014: Honeywell and USGBC Collaborate to Advance Building Sustainability

Backed by Technology from Honeywell, LEED Dynamic Plaque Helps Measure and Improve Facility Performance

Honeywell and the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) announced that they are working together to deepen facility sustainability by integrating USGBC’s new LEED® Dynamic Plaque™, a near-real-time monitoring tool, with integrated building automation technology from Honeywell.


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Nov. 14, 2014: USGBC Announces Extension of LEED 2009 Rating System

Extension Offers Green Building Industry Additional Time to Prepare for Newest Version of LEED

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) announced that it will allow Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) users to register projects under the LEED 2009 rating system until Oct. 31, 2016. The original date for LEED 2009 registration to close was June 15, 2015.


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Oct. 27, 2014: DOE Issues Green Building Certification System Final Rule for Federal Buildings

Agencies Must Use a System That Verifies Enhanced Energy and Water Efficiency

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) is pursuing a suite of initiatives to strengthen federal energy management through increased focus on measurement of energy use in federal buildings and energy efficient building design. Principal among the efforts is DOE’s issuance of a final rule that requires verified energy and water performance.


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Shane Dock, Application Engineer at Greenheck, will introduce you to Greenheck’s new EQB mixed flow fan. We’ll discuss what the features of the EQB’s innovative design, what kinds of applications can utilize the EQB, and why the EQB is an attractive inline choice for your customers’ projects.  Dock is currently focused on applications regarding inline fans, gravity ventilators, and electrical products. Posted March 4th.

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