30 Nov '12, 2pm

HBN board member @pennybonda engages w #Greenbuild exhibitors about #transparency & #LEED

Reflections on Transparency — or Not Penny Bonda, FASID, LEED Fellow By Penny Bonda, FASID, LEED Fellow Board Member, Healthy Building Network November 29, 2012 December 10, 2012 marks the end of the latest public comment period for LEED v4, and in particular, for the proposed Materials and Resources credits that reward transparency in material specification and avoidance of chemicals of concern. These are the proposals that prompted the American Chemistry Council, a trade association that spends over $10 million annually to advance its federal lobbying efforts, to target LEED. ACC recently joined with other major industry trade associations to form the American High Performance Building Coalition (AHPBC), a supergroup that is lobbying Congress to demand that GSA eliminate LEED requirements from federal building projects. The ACC accuses USGBC of imposing "arbitrary chemic...

Full article: http://www.healthybuilding.net/news/121129-reflections-on...

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All we want are the facts: support transparency wrt building products & #LEED credit for disclosure & optimization.

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#Greenbuild 2012: Rick Fedrizzi Brings It On

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In his Greenbuild 2012 Plenary Address, USGBC President and CEO Rick Fedrizzi spoke with passion to a cheering crowd about...

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