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WELL Certification Standard

Well Building Standard

by Jason L. LEED AP O+M

Hello Allison and all I was able to meet during USGBC Greenbuild! For those of us who work primarily within the Indoor Environmental Quality arena, I am excited to see the WELL Building Standard gaining so much speed in the marketplace. A… more...

  Filed under: WELL Building Standard

2 replies | 590 views | Posted on: 01/29/2016 | Last updated: 02/01/2016

The One World Observatory Recently Achieved LEED Gold Certification

by NSchepis Student at Bridgewater State

The observatory on the top of New York’s Freedom Tower, known as The One World Observatory, recently achieved LEED Gold Certification. The observatory opened earlier this year on May 29. The new building that towers over Ground Zero, is 1… more...

  Filed under: LEED (USGBC)

0 replies | 552 views | Posted on: 09/27/2015 | Last updated: 01/29/2016

Downtown Tampa Area to become first Well Building Health and Wellness City District

Well Building Standard,Florida

by Allison Friedman Rate It Green Admin

Tampa's downtown Amalie Arena will be part of the world’s first health- and-wellness city district, to be certified according to the Well Building Standard. Partners in the project include Tampa Bay Lightning owner Jeff Vinik, buildi… more...

  Filed under: WELL Building Standard

0 replies | 579 views | Posted on: 10/13/2015 | Last updated: 01/29/2016

Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI) Launches Residential Energy+ for Home Energy Performance and Cost Measurement

Residential Real Estate,Energy Measurement,Home Energy,Energy Effciency

by Allison Friedman Rate It Green Admin

Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI) is launching Residential Energy+, an initiative to measure and value home energy performance and costs in valuing residential real estate. The measure has three top goals: 1. Putting a home energy metric i… more...

0 replies | 677 views | Posted on: 10/18/2015 | Last updated: 01/29/2016

Flux and Partners debut the Quartz Project Open Database to help Decisonmakers Select Lower-Impact and Lower Toxicity Materials

Green Building,Climate Change,Healthy Building Materials,The Quartz Common Product Database,Toxicity

by Allison Friedman Rate It Green Admin

There continues to be exciting collaboration around health and green building. This week at Greenbiz' VERGE Conference Flux, the Healthy Building Network, Google and Thinkstep launched the Quartz Project, a data initiative that helps buildi… more...

0 replies | 511 views | Posted on: 10/28/2015 | Last updated: 10/28/2015

LEED v4 – Navigating the Changes & Understanding the New Materials Selection Criteria

LEED,New York Events,Upstate New York

by Chelsea W. Student

USGBC NYS Upstate Chapter presents its July Sustainable Speakers Series presentation exploring the newest addition to the LEED certification. Presented by: Aliesa Adelman LEED BD+C and Kim Bawden LEED GA, LCACP Date: Tuesday, July 28, 2… more...

  Filed under: LEED (USGBC)

0 replies | 628 views | Posted on: 07/15/2015 | Last updated: 09/26/2015

LEED Marketing Brochure, USGBC

by NSchepis Student at Bridgewater State

I found a helpful interactive brochure that describes the certification options for various categories of green building within LEED. http://leed.usgbc.org/ more...

  Filed under: LEED (USGBC)

0 replies | 242 views | Posted on: 09/26/2015 | Last updated: 09/26/2015

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