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“Winging it” on project-specific LEED credit questions is no longer advised with a new communications initiative.

Documentation of the LEED-CI Silver Studebaker Building Office in New York City, owned by Columbia University, is available as samples in LEEDuser.

A surprise addition to LEED v4’s MR credit category could be seen as an olive branch to the chemicals industry. Will the industry play along?

by Paula Melton

Despite waiting till the last minute to study, I got a really good score and became a LEED Green Associate. Here’s where I spill all my secrets!

by Brent Ehrlich

LEED Interpretation #10250, issued January 1, 2013 and applicable to all LEED 2009 projects, as well NC-v2.2 and other systems, now allows for the use of urea in combination with melamine formaldehyde (MF) in certain circumstances.

USGBC has announced a 6th public comment period for LEED version 4, the newest version of the LEED rating systems, but it says that there will be no delay in the member balloting and launch of the system.

The concept plaque, a digital, data-driven “performance dashboard,” would keeping a building’s LEED certification up to date with its actual performance.

by Nadav Malin

USA Today is at it again with another attack on LEED, this time focused on schools. Do they save energy? Do they improve student performance? There is still not enough data, but this article does its best to disprove that.

LEED-EBOM recertification guidance from USGBC is here. Here are the key features of the program, including unveiling of new performance requirements for older Existing Building projects.

by Nadav Malin

Casting LEED as a tool used by developers to gain tax breaks, a USA Today story misses LEED’s benefits, as well as advances in performance tracking.

Answers to our diabolical quiz on LEED v4. How did you do? Comment in our forum.

USGBC has opened the fifth—and, it expects, final—public comment period on LEED v4, the next version of the LEED rating system. 

by Nadav Malin

A great set of "Lessons Learned" on the Life Support Facility (Building M6-490) at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida.

by Hernando Miranda

The USGBC announced new membership fee structures: Organizational, Silver, Gold and Platinum. 

by Paula Melton

FSC and LEED, with its certified wood credit, are hurting the economy, claim the governor of Maine, a U.S. Senator, and SFI. We take a look at the evidence.