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An old version of the LEED rating system will likely get an update, as the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) moves to keep LEED strict on energy efficiency.

Urban Green Council, the New York affiliate of the U.S. Green Building Council, has announced finalists from around the country for the EBie Awards.

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) is accepting public comments on what will become the first LEED rating system for existing multifamily projects with 20-plus units.

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) has announced a New Year's gift for LEED 2009 project teams: an upgrade to the new LEED Online.

LEEDuser's energy efficiency forums get a lot of traffic, but our community also has a lot of questions about light pollution, IEQ, and other key LEED topics.

LEEDuser offers hundreds of documentation samples for LEED projects. These are the most popular.

by Nadav Malin

USGBC claims that the LEED 2009 extension wasn’t intended to delay market adoption of LEED v4; giving users a risk-free way to try v4 can make that work.

by Paula Melton

You heard it here first: the new LEED Accredited Professional (LEED AP) exams require a much deeper knowledge of the reference guide.

The market needs additional time to prepare for LEED v4, says USGBC, in keeping LEED 2009 registration open longer.

Another year and another amazing class of LEED Fellows

New hardware and rating methods underpin the data-rich plaque USGBC is promoting for already-certified buildings, but insiders have questions.

StopWaste says there is nothing to fear about LEEDv4 and adds its completed documentation to LEEDuser’s toolkit.

Get ready for change in LEED credit numbering.

The LEED AP exam itself will test project-ready proficiency—no demonstration of actual project experience will be required.

by Paula Melton

Green building consultant Jerry Yudelson aims to “push the reset button” at the Green Building Initiative (GBI).