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Published on April 30, 2015 Written by Sarah Buente Posted in LEED

All across the world, LEED projects are reaching new heights. From the tallest LEED certified building in the world—to one of the most iconic buildings ever constructed—some of the most epic skyscrapers in the world are providing breathtaking views, while also embracing...

Published on April 30, 2015 Written by Kunal Gulati Posted in Education

From our early days of watching Captain Planet and Saturday morning cartoons, the power of wind was arguably the strongest. Wind is ubiquitous and capable of creating movement. Without wind, there wouldn’t be a whistle. Today, wind energy boosts economic development and contributes to energy security. Wind energy insources over 50,000...

Published on April 30, 2015 Written by Megan Sparks Posted in LEED

In 2014 we announced the release of new tools for LEED v4 O+M projects. Today, we’re expanding this effort to include LEED 2009. Now, in the same way we provide plan and policy templates for LEED v4 projects, we’ve also created plans and policies for LEED...

Published on April 29, 2015 Written by Ryan P. Snow Posted in Community

The EPA's ENERGY STAR 2015 National Building Competition is an excellent example of competition that results in quantifiable reductions in energy and water use and corresponding CO2...

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