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A call to hit the 'pause' button on LEEDV4..formerly 2012;-)

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posted by Rob Watson on May 24, 2012, 1:44 pm

I'd like to start a bit of a straw polling process here predicated on the idea that delaying the ballot significantly (6 months or more) is in the best interests of USGBC, LEED...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Jun 4, 2012, 5:12 pm

Regulation of commingled recycling facilities

NC-v4 MRc5: Construction and demolition waste management
posted by Keith Winston on Sep 22, 2016, 7:36 pm

I keep seeing references to "commingled recycling facilities must be able to provide project-specific diversion rates or an average diversion rate for the facility that is regulated by the local...

Last reply: Michelle Reott, Aug 24, 2018, 8:41 am

Breaking News: Ballot postponed to August 15

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posted by Nadav Malin on May 24, 2012, 6:25 pm

Hi folks,
Just learned that the ballot has been postponed. Not sure yet what this means in terms of whether or not more changes can be made. Here's the announcement on USGBC.org:...

Last reply: Mara Baum, Jun 1, 2012, 3:26 pm


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posted by Elizabeth Crenshaw Hammitt on Mar 1, 2012, 1:59 pm

Getting rid of the 3rd option is such a huge mistake. I can't believe that the USGBC let the vocal minority win on this one...really disappointed. The 20% option would have brought us closer to...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Sep 24, 2012, 11:30 am

LEED AP Credit

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posted by Pete Koszulinski on Nov 8, 2010, 12:43 pm

I think two LEED APs is a bit ridiculous. I currently work for a company that doesn't have a LEED AP on staff yet, and I think requiring two at ~$600 per exam could possibly discourage even...

Last reply: William Morrison, Feb 10, 2011, 4:45 pm

MRc2 100% diversions

NC-2009 MRc2: Construction Waste Management
posted by Marcio Alberto Casado Pereira on Feb 12, 2014, 7:21 am

Our Project got 100% diversion. This was a result of a very hard work implemented by the builder, the owner and the entire costruction team. They even recycled the wrapping pappers from the...

Last reply: Michelle Reott, Feb 24, 2014, 8:42 am

Code required site lighting

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posted by Bill Swanson on May 25, 2012, 9:11 am

In this draft SSc8 has removed the exemption...
"lighting that is specifically designated as required by a health or life safety statute, ordinance, or regulation."

I understand this...

Last reply: Hernando Miranda, Jun 13, 2012, 11:54 am

Materials Cost- Materials and Resource Calculator

CI-2009 MRc4: Recycled Content
posted by Ricardo Sá on Jul 12, 2012, 12:56 pm

I have just received the final application review for a LEED CI v2009 project, and under the MRc4 & c5 the LEED reviewers stated:

“the Actual Materials Cost for Divisions 3-10, 12, 31...

Last reply: Michelle Reott, Feb 9, 2014, 10:06 am

LOv3 and Macs

Living with LEED Online - quirks, bugs and hiccups
posted by Elliot Powers, LEED AP BD+C on Oct 18, 2011, 8:42 pm

As a Mac user, I am beyond frustrated with how long it's taken USGBC to make LOv3 compatible with Safari 5.1 (and Lion, although that doesn't affect me so much).

A few months ago, I was...

Last reply: Matt Bartner, May 9, 2012, 8:54 am

Make your voice heard: Comment now!

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posted by Wes Sullens on Mar 20, 2013, 7:04 pm

As a member of the LEED MR...

Last reply: Dwayne Fuhlhage, Mar 22, 2013, 5:43 pm