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Have you read about the first #LEED v4 certified buildings yet? via @bglive

LEED v4 was just launched, but a commercial interiors project and an existing building are already gleaming with Gold and Silver through the beta program. By Paula Melton With a LEED-EBOM Silver rating, this office building at 1800 K Street in D.C. is the first in the U.S. to achieve any LEED v4 certification. It also earned Gold under LEED-EBOM 2009. Just days after the official launch of LEED v4 at Greenbuild 2013, two projects have already achieved certification: the Haworth Organic Showroom in Beijing (certified Gold under LEED for Commercial Interiors, or LEED-CI) and 1800 K Street in Washington, D.C. (certified Silver under LEED for Existing Buildings: Operations & Maintenance, or LEED-EBOM). Housed in the LEED Platinum Parkview Green, the Haworth Beijing showroom features 60% reclaimed materials, according to the furniture manufacturer. LEDs helped the project decre...

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