TITLE

Green Building Rating System Revamp Gets High Marks

AUTHOR(S)
Post, Nadine M.
PUB. DATE
May 2009
SOURCE
ENR: Engineering News-Record;5/18/2009, Vol. 262 Issue 16, p15
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article looks at the improvement of the third version of the green-building rating system, Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED 2009), compared to its earlier releases. SmithGroup principal Greg Mella says LEED 2009, rolled out by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), covers new construction, schools, commercial interiors and existing buildings. Explaining its importance, Mella says LEED 2009 recognizes the connection between climate change and energy conservation.
ACCESSION #
41019048

 

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