13 Jan '14, 2am

I love that @rogerplattusgbc bio states he is "bringing people together" then he writes this:

We hear that Jerry Yudelson has a brand new job as the latest head of the Green Building Initiative (GBI). Headquartered in Portland, Oregon, it has 35 organizational members (of which more then half are either timber, chemical or plastics affiliates) and a staff of 11 employees/contractors – it’s not exactly clear. What is clear, though, is that they haven’t hired a new president as much as they’ve hired a new sales-person-in-chief, who’s now in charge of putting lipstick on their floundering, imported rating system. Mr. Yudelson has tried hard in his initial public remarks to avoid being seen as the latest “yes man” for the GBI of yesterday and today (let’s call it the “Old Green Globes.”) Instead he focuses on a very ambitious vision of the future, committing to essentially “reinvent” GBI in USGBC’s image, e.g., with a board that in “12 months” will make one think “Gee,...

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