31 Aug '15, 4pm

What one change would you make to LEED to encourage green building? : Green Building Law Update

Email This Print Trackbacks Share Link In recent days, I asked the question, “what one change would you make to LEED to encourage green building?” to four score and seven people familiar with green building. This was a highly unscientific poll that is not representative. The small sample was not randomly selected, but rather each was a professional working on green building projects, so the results have some statistical reliability. And when coupled with the result that more than 50% offered the same solution and the next offered solution polled at only 8%, the responses to this question, posed by someone not associated with the U.S. Green Building Council, are a useful tool of analysis. Against a backdrop of the increasing belief, as recently articulated by Bill Gates that current green technologies can reduce carbon dioxide emissions and the human contribution to climate...

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