29 Nov '11, 2pm

In our latest issue, we catch up with Scot Horst from @USGBC re: LEED 2012 developments.

In our latest issue, we catch up with Scot Horst from @USGBC re: LEED 2012 developments.

Scot Horst, senior vice president, LEED, poses for a portrait on Thursday, Nov. 3, 2011, at the U.S. Green Building Council headquarters in Washington, D.C. Credit: Eli Meir Kaplan Since 2010, the U.S. Green Building Council has been working on the next iteration of the LEED green-building rating system, dubbed LEED 2012. recently spoke with Scot Horst, USGBC senior vice president, LEED, about the last stages of system development. What would you say are the top goals of this update and how does it compare to the 2009 update? The top goal is continual improvement. In LEED 2009, what we did were more-structural changes. What we were doing was trying to get smarter about how we lay the system. What you see in 2012 are some more of the technical updates. We know that there are examples of buildings with a net-zero impact in certain areas and the question is how to get buildin...

Full article: http://www.eco-structure.com/leed/in-development.aspx

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