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This shocked me -- Defense Department LEED Funding to Be Eliminated?:

This shocked me -- Defense Department LEED Funding to Be Eliminated?:

Email This Print Comments (1) Trackbacks Share Link It is not looking pretty for federal green building policy. Earlier in the year, I speculated that Congress might target green building certification as an unnecessary cost. Well, it happened. From the ASHRAE Government Affairs Update : House Passes National Defense Authorization Act for FY 2012 – Would Require Cost-Benefit Analysis & Long-Term Payback for DoD Adopting ASHRAE Standard 189.1 The U.S. House of Representatives passed the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012 (H.R. 1540) by a vote of 322-96. . . . The bill would also require a cost-benefit analysis and return on investment for energy efficiency attributes and sustainable design achieved through DoD funds used to receive a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Gold or Platinum certification. But here's the real kicker in the le...

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