28 Oct '13, 5pm

GSA Selects Both Green Globes and LEED for Federal Buildings: Last Friday, the U.S. General Services Administr...

Section 436 of Energy Independence and Security Act requires the Director of GSA’s Office of Federal High-Performance Green Buildings to evaluate green building certification systems every 5 years to identify a system and certification level that will be most likely to encourage a comprehensive and environmentally sound approach to certification of green Federal buildings. EISA requires the GSA Administrator to provide his recommendation to the Secretary of Energy, who then consults with the Secretary of Defense and the GSA Administrator, to identify the system appropriate for use in the Federal sector to certify green buildings.

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usgbc.org 25 Oct '13, 8pm

Washington, D.C., (Oct. 25, 2013) – The General Services Administration (GSA) concluded again today that the U.S. Green Bu...

Once again, GSA recognizes that LEED works:

Once again, GSA recognizes that LEED works:

usgbc.org 30 Oct '13, 4pm

“If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.” That’s what the General Services Administration (GSA) concluded again Oct. 25. After a ...

BREAKING: @The_GSA endorses both #LEED and #Gre...

buildinggreen.com 25 Oct '13, 11pm

It will stick with LEED, but the the government’s second-largest building owner, the GSA, is recommending either LEED or G...

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greenbuildingadvisor.com 30 Oct '13, 10am

The General Services Administration, the agency in charge of the federal government's vast portfolio of real estate, is re...

LEED Remains Preferred Rating System for Federa...

edcmag.com 29 Oct '13, 6pm

The General Services Administration (GSA) concluded that the U.S. Green Building Council’s (USGBC) LEED green building rat...

Green Globes Gains GSA Recommendation

Green Globes Gains GSA Recommendation

greenbuildingelements.com 01 Nov '13, 2pm

The detractors have teeth. Green Globes is cited by environmentalists as being a watered down version of LEED that decreas...

Calling all green professionals of faith:

Calling all green professionals of faith:

usgbc.org 28 Oct '13, 4pm

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#LEEDworks and here is a great snapshot of LEED...

usgbc.org 31 Oct '13, 2pm

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usgbc.org 04 Nov '13, 7pm

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The extra cost of a #LEED certified hospital? N...

usgbc.org 29 Oct '13, 2pm

Gail Vittori co-authored this article with Robin Guenther, FAIA, LEED AP, Perkins+Will, and Breeze Glazer, LEED AP, Perkin...

[Prod/Sustainablity] Feds Put Green Globes on P...

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It will stick with LEED, but the government’s second-largest building owner, the GSA, is recommending either LEED or Green...

[Prod/Sustainablity] Green Building Materials: ...

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Cynde asks: We are building a new commercial building next year. Do you know where I can obtain a list of materials needed...