One of the ‘World’s Greenest Schools’ is in Hong Kong; the other is in rural Kenya. Check ’em out.
The U.S. Green Building Council says LEED v4 will bring “better, cleaner, healthier buildings where people live and work.”
The LEED folks and Underwriters Laboratories hook up to boost disclosure and awareness of the environmental impact of building material products and processes.
Launched in 2000, the U.S. Green Building Council says the number of commercial projects in the LEED program globally has gone from zero to nearly 60,000.
The “Building Health Initiative” in Northern California looks to emphasize improving human health – not just saving energy and water – through green building.
Basic LEED certification may not have the respect it once had. But when 37 office buildings and 6 million square feet of space earn LEED certs all at once, it deserves a nod of recognition.
Here’s a roundup of 10 innovative university and community college green building projects that made the grade with LEED certifications in the first few weeks of 2013.