29 Nov '12, 8pm

#LEED in Public Buildings Sparks Private-Sector Demand #greenbuilding

#LEED in Public Buildings Sparks Private-Sector Demand #greenbuilding

What's Happening from Environmental Building News LEED in Public Buildings Sparks Private-Sector Demand A new study finds that adopting LEED for public buildings, like this LEED Silver fire station in Fremont, California, increases private-sector LEED registrations. By Erin Weaver Cities that require LEED certification for new municipal building construction see the adoption of LEED double in the private sector, according to a new study from Harvard Business School. Based on data from 735 California cities, the authors of “Public Procurement and the Private Supply of Green Buildings” estimate that cities requiring LEED certification for municipal buildings between 2001 and 2008 saw 2.3 private-sector LEED registrations per year, on average, with an average total of 15.8 private LEED registrations compared to 8.3 in other cities—or 90% higher. Neighboring cities without the...

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