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How #LEED & @arcskoru are changing city planning at the local level.

LEED isn't just a way to create individual greener buildings. Beyond energy-efficient structures with smaller carbon footprints, green building now means greener communities, greener cities and a global effort to fight climate change. Local leaders and city planners are using the example of LEED to create healthier communities, even as USGBC works to continually improve the ways we gather data to improve performance through innovations like Arc . Improving resiliency and infrastructure The idea that neighborhoods and cities are their own built ecosystems is gaining influence, as forward-thinking leaders make an effort to create more equitable, disaster-resilient and environmentally friendly places to live. From the Resilient Cities Summit to the Compact of Mayors to the Better Buildings Summit , local leaders are coming together to discuss strategies. Examples are everywhe...

Full article: https://www.usgbc.org/articles/how-leed-changing-city-pla...

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