04/28/2010

Volume Certification Takes a Different LEED Tact

 

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Volume Certification Takes a Different LEED Tact

The USGBC’s LEED Portfolio Program is nearing the end of its pilot phase, slated for release later this year. The process provides a streamlined and holistic approach to incorporating green measures across a building portfolio vs. a project-by-project basis. Developers, retailers, government entities, REITs, universities, and property management firms all benefit from volume certification.

But is the program right for your buildings?

    Read more about LEED volume certification …»

     
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    Finding Your Best Renewable Energy Strategy
    LEED on a Budget
    Tried and True – The Art of Simple Solutions and Integrated Design
    Alternatives in Green Building Frameworks
    Clearing Up LEED Misperceptions
    Schools Offer Lessons in Building/User Interface
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    Life-Cycle Cost Assessment as a Tool for Retrofits
    Commercial Interiors: Shifting Corporate Awareness to Deliver Positive Impacts for Occupants
    Proper Training: A Trademark of Sustainable Facilities

     

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