30 Oct '13, 4pm

Once again, GSA recognizes that LEED works:

Once again, GSA recognizes that LEED works:

“If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.” That’s what the General Services Administration (GSA) concluded again Oct. 25. After a lot of study, the GSA decided that the U.S. Green Building Council’s LEED green building rating system can and should be used in government buildings. LEED, it said, advances energy efficiency and saves taxpayers’ money. LEED has become synonymous with excellence, and it’s comforting to know that GSA, the largest landlord in the country, has again verified LEED’s effectiveness. As the premier rating system in the world, LEED will continue to inspire people and set the bar high for healthy, energy-efficient and high-performing buildings — not just in the private sector, but also for the U.S. government. GSA also opened the door for agency choice in green building rating systems, which will end the claim that LEED has a monopoly on the public sector. USGB...

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