02 Jul '13, 2pm

Breaking news: the green building community has spoken- overwhelming passage of LEED v4! #LEEDworks

Breaking news: the green building community has spoken- overwhelming passage of LEED v4! #LEEDworks

LEED works. It's working to protect the environment. It's working to save you money. It's working to build better and stronger communities. And it works because of you. Today, because of your work, LEED takes a significant step forward in its critical role of driving a more sustainable built environment. With the overwhelming passage of LEED v4 , our community once again embraced leadership and paved the way for the next generation of green building. I remember back in 2008. We hadn’t even gone to ballot on LEED 2009, and I got an email from Brendan Owens , suggesting that we do a TAG-a-palooza. The purpose, I was told, was to get us all beginning to think about the next version of LEED. Since that time, hundreds of incredibly smart people, the vast majority of them volunteers, have spent thousands of hours developing, innovating, challenging, drafting, tweaking, beta test...

Full article: http://www.usgbc.org/articles/leedworks-%E2%80%93-green-b...

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