The United States Green Building Council (USGBC) announced today that version 4 of their widely used LEED rating system was approved by members in a vote. The oft-delayed rules revision garnered 86% approval. LEED ratings systems are in use worldwide, and 1.7 million square feet are certified daily. Many of the proposed rules faced push back […]
Paul Tseng, Sarah Maston and Ada Ma had a great time at the GreenBuild Conference on Nov 14-16.
Opened in February, 2007, the U.S Green Building Council’s (USGBC) LEED Platinum Headquarters is a showcase of “green” design and sustainable building practices. It had better be. As the organization that advises builders on sustainability practices and certifies these projects according to a certification rating system (LEED), the USGBC exemplifies in its Headquarters the standards […]