Unleashing Corporate Green via @greensourcemag

The United States Green Building Council's recently introduced LEED Volume Program throws open the green gates to retail chain, hotel, and other multi-project developers, enabling them to batch certify similar projects. "The essence of the program," says Doug Gatlin, USGBC's vice president of LEED, "is that we can save a lot of expense by not reviewing each and every piece of credit documentation." ----- Advertising ----- LEED Volume works by establishing a prototype for certification. The prototype identifies the credits a group of projects will target, and defines the means by which successive projects in the group will achieve those credits. Thus, the prototype is a building, but it's also a palette of credits with tightly defined compliance paths. Unlike the Application Guide for Multiple Buildings and On-Campus Projects, which requires grouped buildings to share a sit...

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