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Key changes in the the Energy & Atmosphere (EA) section of LEED-NC (part of LEED BD&C) in the second public comment draft of LEED 2012 are discussed below. 

Key changes in the the Water Efficiency (WE) section of LEED-NC (part of LEED BD&C) in the second public comment draft of LEED 2012 are discussed below. 

Key changes in the the Sustainable Sites (SS) section of LEED-NC (part of LEED BD&C) in the second public comment draft of LEED 2012 are discussed below. 

Key changes in the the LT section of LEED-NC (part of LEED BD&C) in the second public comment draft of LEED 2012 are discussed below.

Please review the new draft of LEED 2012  and share your thoughts

Parking garages are specifically excluded from eligibility for LEED certification, as of a LEED Interpretation issued on May 9, 2011. 

Here is a review of key LEED 2009 addenda to date. The following covers BD&C systems: NC, CS, and Schools.

Last month USGBC issued a memo opening a new path to LEED points for professionals with green building credentials other than the LEED AP (LEED Accredited Professional) credential.

Filed February 7th, 2011, the amended complaint has been boiled down to a claim of false advertising, and is no longer a class-action suit.

USGBC has launched a new program aimed at larger LEED customers—building owners and property managers certifying 25 or more LEED projects within a three-year window.

“LEED Automation,”  the beginning of a new model for LEED documentation and reporting

I spoke with USGBC's Corey Enck to understand the proposal a bit better. 

USGBC staff will be monitoring this forum, and we will submit all comments on the new LEED draft as public comments, on your behalf.

A process for precedent-setting rulings for project teams using the LEED rating system is under development at the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). The resulting “LEED Interpretations” process is to be unveiled in the Fall of 2010.