27 Aug '14, 2pm

Attacks on #LEED continue in House spending bill.

Attacks on #LEED continue in House spending bill.

Attacks on LEED Continue in House Spending Bill Some lawmakers want government agencies to justify green building and change how they use certifications like LEED and Green Globes. By Paula Melton Ander Crenshaw (R–Florida) chairs the subcommittee recommending in the 2015 spending bill that GSA change green building policies for federal buildings. Photo is in the public domain. In what appears to be the most recent in a string of attempts to restrict the federal government’s use of LEED, the House Committee on Appropriations has asked the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) to change its approach to green building, including its use of green building rating systems (see Two New Laws Restrict Use of LEED ). “Encourage competition” Language included in the House version of the 2015 spending bill (H.R. 5016) accuses GSA of “tailoring” its policies to “reflect the stand...

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