15 Oct '15, 4pm

What One Change Would You Make to LEED?

What One Change Would You Make to LEED?

I recently asked four score and seven people familiar with green building, “What one change would you make to LEED to encourage green building?” This was a highly unscientific poll that is not representative. The small sample was not randomly selected, but rather each was a professional working on green building projects, so the results have some statistical reliability. And when coupled with the result that more than 50% offered the same solution and the next offered solution polled at only 8%, the responses to this question, posed by someone not associated with the U.S. Green Building Council, are a useful tool. Against a backdrop of the increasing belief, as recently articulated by Bill Gates, that current green technologies can reduce carbon dioxide emissions only at costs that are “beyond astronomical,” many have begun to focus on another frontier of innovation: using...

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