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Thoughtful discussion about #LEED certification on @LEEDuser

Thoughtful discussion about #LEED certification on @LEEDuser

“Anyone else finding a trend of clients wanting LEED-certifiable projects but not wanting to commit to certification? I have three projects just this week toying with going this route.” That was the opening salvo in a recent email discussion I was involved in among a group of architects. With the permission of those involved, I’ve anonymously synthesized some of the key takeaways here. I’d also like to hear from you: please post your experiences on LEED certified vs. certifiable projects below. It’s about the cost, stupid The following comment summed up some of the objections out there to pursuing LEED: “We are seeing a little green fatigue as well internally and externally; somehow making a project ‘certifiable’ instead of certified seems less onerous and costly.” Another architect states, “It is important to know what the motivation is behind not pursuing [LEED] certific...

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