28 May '14, 6pm

Thnx @USGBC for including a credit for integrative process in the new #LEED v4. This is why it's important:

Thnx @USGBC for including a credit for integrative process in the new #LEED v4. This is why it's important:

Need a quick refresher on green building basics? This is our "Green Building 101" series that we'll publish throughout the month. We'll visit topics that form the foundation of our understanding of green building today. . What is an integrated process? As it relates to green building, an integrated process is a method used for the design and operations of sustainable built environments. What it boils down to is getting everyone who will be involved in the project, from the design phase to construction to the actual day-to-day operations, together right from the start to collaborate. Why is this important for buildings? Conventional planning, design, building, and operations processes often fail to recognize that buildings are part of larger, complex systems. As a result, solving for one problem may create other problems elsewhere in the system. In contrast, an integrated p...

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