Three building code questions you should be asking

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2 Sep 2014
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The phrase “don’t judge a book by its cover” is often applied to judgments of people — and also to buildings.  

Although a building’s facade can be beautiful it doesn’t necessarily indicate the quality of its indoor environment. Like people, the true judgment of a building’s character lies in its foundation and the materials inside. Because of this, the quality of our buildings and indoor environment lay in the quality of our building codes. 

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“Four More Years!” State policymakers rack up wins for green building

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29 Aug 2014
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Last week, the National Caucus of Environmental Legislators (NCEL) gathered for their largest ever policy summit. The issues discussed varied from clean power plan implementation to clean water and indoor air, to healthy, high-performing schools. As a framework for addressing these and many other economic and ecology issues, green building was a central focus, too.

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“Four More Years!” State policymakers rack up wins for green building

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29 Aug 2014
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Last week, the National Caucus of Environmental Legislators (NCEL) gathered for their largest ever policy summit. The issues discussed varied from clean power plan implementation to clean water and indoor air, to healthy, high-performing schools. As a framework for addressing these and many other economic and ecology issues, green building was a central focus, too.

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“Four More Years!” State policymakers rack up wins for green building

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29 Aug 2014
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Last week, the National Caucus of Environmental Legislators (NCEL) gathered for their largest ever policy summit. The issues discussed varied from clean power plan implementation to clean water and indoor air, to healthy, high-performing schools. As a framework for addressing these and many other economic and ecology issues, green building was a central focus, too.

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Meet the LEED Dynamic Plaque

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29 Aug 2014
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I’ve had the good fortune of meeting with a lot of our member companies this summer at a series of leadership receptions around the country. At these events, I’ve had the opportunity to give everyone a quick update on all the work we have going on; actually quick is probably the wrong word – it takes quite a few minutes to simply touch on all the amazing things happening at USGBC.

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Meet the LEED Dynamic Plaque

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29 Aug 2014
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I’ve had the good fortune of meeting with a lot of our member companies this summer at a series of leadership receptions around the country. At these events, I’ve had the opportunity to give everyone a quick update on all the work we have going on; actually quick is probably the wrong word – it takes quite a few minutes to simply touch on all the amazing things happening at USGBC.

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Meet the LEED Dynamic Plaque

Published on: 
29 Aug 2014
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I’ve had the good fortune of meeting with a lot of our member companies this summer at a series of leadership receptions around the country. At these events, I’ve had the opportunity to give everyone a quick update on all the work we have going on; actually quick is probably the wrong word – it takes quite a few minutes to simply touch on all the amazing things happening at USGBC.

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LEED helps Singapore leverage new government investments of $100 million in energy efficient technologies

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29 Aug 2014
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In Singapore today, a number of companies are building and acquiring data centers to support their business activity. As a result, the Singapore government recently announced an investment of $100 million towards technologies that will increase the energy efficiency of data centers. Considering that this building type is one of the biggest consumers of energy on the planet, this is welcome news.

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