16 Jun '14, 2am

@StuartKaplow tackles the sensitive "revocation of #LEED certification" topic.

@StuartKaplow tackles the sensitive "revocation of #LEED certification" topic.

The Certification Challenge Policy is in place to protect the integrity of the LEED certification program. In an incident of intentional misrepresentation which results in an inappropriate award of LEED certification, it is clear that GBCI will reduce the level of certification (e.g., from Gold to Silver) or revoke certification. But such would only happen after the multi level challenge process where an owner is afforded the right to actively participate in the process, including if an owner desires two hearings where witnesses may be called and cross examined, the first before a panel appointed by the GBCI President and the latter before the GBCI Board.

Full article: http://www.greenbuildinglawupdate.com/2014/06/articles/le...

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