More stories about LEED

  • The Most and Least Eco-Friendly States in 2015

    Is your state environmentally responsible? Vermont tops the list of most eco-friendly states in 2015 while Louisiana is ranked worst, according to a new study from WalletHub. The breakdown analyzes states by environmental quality and eco-friendly behavior with focus on potential impacts of climate...

  • The Wood Wars Continue

    Lack of lumber industry support from the LEED certification standard has long been a point of controversy in states where timber is a major commodity. The so-called "Wood Wars" have now turned heads in Georgia, where a bill is heading to the Governor in support of a ban on LEED certification for...

  • Green Upgrades Improve Tenant Satisfaction

    A recent study by DTZ revealed a strong correlation between buildings' sustainability certifications and tenant satisfaction. Multifamily Executive's Laura McNulty examines resident support for sustainability initiatives in offices and apartment buildings.

  • LEEDigation Woes

    Green building litigation, or LEEDigation, seems like it makes sense, but does it really mean anything?

  • Baltimore's Newest Casino is LEED Gold Certified

    Green is more than the color of the money at Caesar Entertainment's Horseshoe Casino.

  • USGBC Extends LEED 2009 Registration Deadline

    The period during which teams can register projects under the existing standard will now close on Oct. 31, 2016.

  • USGBC Teams Up With Honeywell to Monitor Building Performance

    The US Green Building Council and Honeywell announced a new partnership last week that enhance building operations by monitoring performance beyond LEED Certification.

  • Is it Time for Anti-LEED?

    Many industry professionals think it's time to abandon LEED as a green building rating system. Here's why.

  • DOE Approves Green Globes for Certification of Federal Buildings

    The Green Building Initiative's web-based certification system joins the U.S. Green Building Council's LEED program as an approved green building rating system for federal buildings.

  • USGBC Names Class of 2014 LEED Fellows

    This year's 48-person group includes Robin Guenther, FAIA, of Perkins+Will, as well as representatives from Atelier Ten, HKS, and Westlake Reed Leskosky.