Boutique Building Certifications: Can You Benefit?

May 22, 2012
May 2012 Vol. 10 Issue 5

Boutique Building Certifications: Can You Benefit?

When LEED launched in 1993, it represented a major first step toward creating a common definition and measurement standard for green buildings. But in the years since, a new crop of competitors has sprouted in response, seeking to distance themselves from LEED and carve out a niche in the marketplace.

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Green Building Certifications Enhance Reputation
70% of U.S. adults agree – environmental certification of a company facility would enhance their opinion of the business.
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10 Green Building Predictions for 2012
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LEED, Liability, and You
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