In case you missed it, here is a list of the top ECOBUILDING PULSE stories from this past week:

Hanley Award Nominees Announced
Eight outstanding green-building professionals are under consideration for the 2013 award, which includes a $50,000 prize, from The Hanley Foundation, ECOHOME, and BUILDER.

GSA Committee Recommends LEED
As the GSA considers which green building rating system to use, its Green Building Advisory Committee officially recommends LEED for all GSA buildings.

Before and After: Phoenix Ranch Remodel
A formerly abandoned property is now an energy-efficient, ultra-insulated home.

To Move Forward on Energy Efficiency, We Have to Clarify What We’re Measuring
After evaluating 17 building energy-performance assessments from around the world, a new research paper proposes a classification framework for energy-efficiency evaluation.

AIA to Congress: Don't Gut Energy Conservation Requirements
In a letter to Congress, more than 350 associations and companies voiced opposition to special interest efforts to gut energy conservation requirements for federal buildings.

Colorado to Green Its MLS
The new category will address homes’ energy efficiency and environmental impact.