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BREEAM Brings Competition to the US Green Building Certification Market

by EmmamHowe // Marketing/Green Policy Development

BREEAM, the leading UK green-building rating system, has recently crossed the pond, looking to take on its US counterpart LEED in the market for green building. Over the last 24 years, the internation…

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Related to: Certifications/Labels and Transparency ,Other Green Building - Other

Keywords: Green Building,LEED,BREEAM,BREEAMUSA,Certificaiton

0 replies | 2615 views | Posted on: 06/17/2016 | Last updated: 02/13/2017

An overview of Building Life Cycle Assessment for the construction industry

by Erica Terranova // We work to make Building Life Cycle Assessment easy and fast

What is LCA?

 

LCA answers the simple question: how sustainable is my product or process? We know products are not equal in terms of their environmental impact and putting a number on