13 Aug '13, 2pm

check out this LEED article that highlights Swaner EcoCenter!

I'd be hard put to call this latest skirmish about LEED's effectiveness a raging battle; it strikes me as being typical of the passionate dialogue that has gotten us to where we are today. It’s people like the thousands of LEED committee volunteers and USGBC members who vote to continually raise the bar with LEED and, more importantly, those who use LEED on their projects every day. These are the people who have been most responsible for LEED becoming the global standard. They are the ones who get the credit for making the rating system as effective as it is by doing the hard work, asking hard questions and then actually offering thoughtful and sometimes even revolutionary solutions. Since the inception of USGBC 20 years ago, and since the launch of the LEED green building rating system in 2000, the best part of my job is getting to see the impact that LEED and the USGBC c...

Full article: http://www.usgbc.org/articles/message-rick-leed-looking-f...

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