02/24/2010

LEED on a Budget

 
Buildings
February 2010 Vol. 8 Issue 2
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LEED on a Budget

Nearly everyone has heard about LEED, the USGBC’s voluntary rating system for green building design, construction, and operation. Numerous government entities, private developers, and building owners are attracted to the fact that achieving LEED guidelines can result in better building performance, healthier spaces for occupants, less environmental impacts, and a competitive edge in today’s market.

    Read more about achieving LEED and lowering your costs …

     
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    Tried and True – The Art of Simple Solutions and Integrated Design
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