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Resilient Design Pilot Credits Added to LEED

Resilient Design Pilot Credits Added to LEED Three new pilot credits encourage resilience in the new reality of climate change. By Candace Pearson This image shows Mantoloking, New Jersey following Superstorm Sandy. New LEED credits aim to make buildings more resilient in the wake of such disasters. Photo: Master Sgt. Mark C. Olsen A suite of three new pilot credits on resilient design was just approved by the U.S. Green Building Council’s LEED Steering Committee, opening them for use by LEED project teams for innovation credits. Alex Wilson, founder of BuildingGreen, has been working to develop the credits since 2013 through the Resilient Design Institute (RDI), a not-for-profit sister organization of BuildingGreen that he founded in 2012. With the help of Mary Ann Lazarus, FAIA, a member of the RDI advisory board, and a committee of practitioners providing input, the cre...

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