17 Oct '15, 4pm

@USGBC: #Arlington boosts incentives for LEED-certified buildings. Read how:

Just across the Potomac from the USGBC headquarters in Washington, D.C., Arlington County, Virginia is updating its Green Building Incentive Program and adopting the latest version of the LEED green building rating system, v4, as the program’s standard—more than a year before the "sunset date " for project registration under LEED 2009. Beginning Oct. 1, developers applying for a density bonus under the program, using LEED, must seek certification under LEED v4 . Under the update, projects are still required to achieve LEED certification at the Silver level or higher in order to qualify for a density bonus. The early update to LEED v4 illustrates Arlington County’s continued commitment to improving their built environment. In adopting LEED v4, Arlington pointed to the county’s Community Energy Plan, which has a specific milestone for the energy performance of new buildings....

Full article: http://www.usgbc.org/articles/how-arlington-county-incent...

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