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Agnes Irwin School Expansion Requires “Disciplined and Precise Thinking”

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Connection Between Sustainability and Door Hardware

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Seeing LEED Benefits in Door Hardware Products

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Chicago Office Tower Earns LEED Platinum

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Educating the Supply Chain Key to Sustainable Healthcare Interiors

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Talking Points Column: All that Glitters is not (LEED) Gold

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Retrocommissioning Improves Energy Efficiency in High-Performing Buildings

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Key Findings from Retrocommissioning a High-Performance Building

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Why Environmental Product Declarations Are Important for Green Buildings

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How EPDs Are Created, What They Include, and Why They’re Useful

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Seeking LEED Status in Older Buildings Offers Unique Challenges

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Sustainability's Healing Touch: Incremental Steps For Healthcare

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Durability Is Key To Green Healthcare Interiors

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Green Healthcare Interiors: Tips For Specifying Materials

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Sustainability Delivers Hard Savings, Soft Benefits to Jordan, Pershing Elementary Schools

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LEED v4 Changes Are Focused On Performance

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Managing Building Operations And Improving Energy Efficiency Are Key Components Of LEED v4

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LEED v4 Has Indoor and Outdoor Environment Elements, Simplified Recertification

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Metropolitan Square Earns LEED-EBOM Gold

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Is There Still A LEED Premium?

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LEED Certification: Are You Just Buying a Plaque?

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Tenant Engagement, Energy Efficiency Lead To LEED Gold for 255 Alhambra Circle

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New School of Nursing Facility Uses State-Of-The-Art Sustainable Strategies

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Chilled Beam System Among LEED, Sustainable Strategies

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Environmentally Friendly Paints and Coatings Prompt Managers to Rethink Strategies

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Green Building Codes Make Certification a Rigorous Process

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Fine-Tuning the Green Certification Process

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Energy Efficiency Projects With New LEED On The Horizon

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A Community College Library for the 21st Century

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A Facility Manager's Guide to LEED-EB O&M Rating System

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Overview of Points System for LEED-EB O&M

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Successful LEED EB O&M Certification May Take Years to Achieve

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Options to Explore When LEED EB O&M Certification Not Possible

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LEED Certified Lab Offers Lessons In Efficiency, Project Management

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GSA Rehabilitates Historic King Federal Building in Atlanta

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Survey Of Energy Efficient Properties Shows LEED Offers Advantages

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LEED Projects Are Not Homogenous Group

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How To Get Improved Results From Energy Projects

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Office Renovation for Architecture Firm Achieves LEED Platinum

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Green Features Reduce Energy Consumption 58 Percent

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Office Building Earns Dual-Platinum LEED Certification

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Facility Managers Have More Green Building Ratings Systems Choices Than Ever

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LEED Offers Guidelines for Green Design, Construction and Operations

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Green Globes Program Covers Wide Range of Buildings

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Living Building Challenge is Advanced Green Building Standard

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SERF Offers Affordable Alternative to Other Green Building Ratings Systems

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BOMA 360 Includes Sustainability as Part of Focus On Efficient Operations

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Advances in Water Efficiency Technology, Codes and Policies

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Energy Audit Leads to Further Energy Savings, LEED Gold

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Green Design Guides Renovation of California State Office Buildings

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Floorcoverings Can Be Green/Sustainable

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A Look at the Hot Flooring Products

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Controls, Sustainability Are The Focus at Shedd Aquarium

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Communication, Rapport Key for FM at Chicago Botanic Gardens

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BIM Demands Early Building Owner Involvement

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The Citadel Center: Chicago Green

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New Codes, Green Building Rating Systems Influence Restroom Equipment Selection

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Introducing LEED for Healthcare

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IAQ: Review Specification Documents, Seal HVAC Systems

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LEED for Healthcare: Construction is Focus, Not Operations

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Phillip Saieg: The Pursuit of High-Performance

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Phillip Saieg: Raising the Bar on Sustainability

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Teaching Green: UW-Madison's Renovated Education Building

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Sustainability For Today

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Hospital Operates on 100 Percent Renewables, Sells Power

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Hospital Design Team Focuses on Computer-Generated Models

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Revisiting the Performance of First LEED Gold Hospital

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HVAC, Lighting, Plumbing Initiatives Fuel LEED Certification

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First LEED Gold Hospital Now a High-Performance Building

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LEED for Healthcare Addresses Unique Operational Requirements

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Plumbing: Key Considerations for High-Efficiency Toilets

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Green Science Teaching Center Meets Challenges of Landmark Site

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Alliance Walks the Talk With LEED Certification

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Sustainability: Tactics to Avoid Failure, Embrace Success

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LEED-EBOM Recertification Helps Ensure Green Building Progress

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Sub-Meter Maintenance Includes Commissioning, Preventive Tasks

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Establishing the Need for New Controls

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Environmental Management Systems: A New Backbone for LEED?

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USGBC Launches LEED Volume

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Green Building News

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Responsibilities Must Be Spelled Out In a Green Building Contract

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Designer’s Professional Liability Insurance Issues

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Determining Damages in Green Building Lawsuits

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LEED: Managers Need to Educate Executives

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Making a Building LEED-CI Ready

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Building Performance Partnership: Post-LEED Certification

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Roof Coatings: LEED, Energy Star and the Cool Roof Rating Council

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Continuing Education: Curriculum for Maintenance, Engineering Managers

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Department Champion Builds Support for Maintenance, Operations

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Power, Water Meters Help Earn Green Building Credits

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Collaboration Among Designers, Operators Silences Skepticism

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Tips for Facility Managers to Smooth the LEED-EBOM Certification Process

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Green Building and the New LEED Green Associate Credential

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Green Building News

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Windows and LEED

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How Windows Help Meet Code

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FMs Say Formal EBOM Certification Not Expensive, Difficult

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Chris Matt: LEED Fosters Facilities Education

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LEED Ratings Offer Specifications For Sustainable Interior Products

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Environmental Life-Cycle Assessments For Interior Products Gaining Traction

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Managers Can Use LCA Data to Vet Product Manufacturers

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EBOM Certification Offers Independent Verification, Justification

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EBOM Requires Three-Month Measurement, Certification Period

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More Vendors Becoming Acquainted With EBOM Submission Process

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LEED for Commercial Interiors Can Result In Productivity Gains, Energy Savings

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LEED-CI Should Be Planned Early In Building Selection And Leasing

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Facility Managers Using LEED-EBOM As Blueprint for Sustainability

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Managers Discuss Their Role in LEED Certification

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LEED-EB Helps Reverse Financial, Environmental Consequences of Underperforming Energy Systems

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Government Bodies Target Greening Existing Buildings

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Green Building News: California Greenin', New Model Green Building Code, Speeding Energy Efficiency and Energy Star for Data Centers

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How to Earn LEED Points with Sub-Metering

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City Adopts LEED as Building Standard

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Lighting Controls: A Look at Daylight Harvesting

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Maximize Green Investments With an Enterprise-wide Approach

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USGBC Launches Building Performance Initiative

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Good, Better, Best: The Many Ways To Green A Building

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Studies Link Green Design, Occupant Productivty

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State Codes, LEED Tighten Water Efficiency Standards

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Restroom Retrofits: Fixture Technology Expands

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High-Efficiency Toilets (HET) Contribute to LEED Certification

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Dual-Flush Toilets and LEED Certification

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The Three Applications for Lavatory Faucets

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Energy Modeling, ASHRAE 90.1 and LEED

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Greenbuild 2009 Arrives in Phoenix Nov. 11

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Green Cleaning and LEED Innovation Credits

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The Benefits Of High-Performance Buildings

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The Value of Energy Star to Green Buildings

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Green Flooring Choices: What's Old is New

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LEED v3: How it has Changed

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LEED Sustainable Sites Tips

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LEED Water Efficiency Tips

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LEED Energy and Atmosphere Tips

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LEED Materials and Resources Tips

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LEED Indoor Environmental Quality Tips

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LEED Innovation Strategies

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Paints and Coatings: The Impact of VOCs on Performance

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Allstate Aims for Improved Reliability and Flexibility with New Data Center

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Interior Design Can Affect Health and Productivity; Here's How to Get it Right

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Operable Windows and IAQ

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HVAC, Lighting Retrofits Fuel Arena's LEED Certification

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LEED Certification: Hardscape Management and Water-Conservation Strategies

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Arena Hires LEED AP During Certification Process

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Roofing Systems: Membranes, Installation, and Coatings Affect Sustainability

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LEED Online Streamlines LEED Submission Process

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New LEED AP Exams

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What are the Changes in LEED 2009?

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New Standards Promote Sustainable Roofing

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USGBC Harmonizes Credits in LEED 2009

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USGBC Adjusts Credit Weightings, Point Scale in LEED 2009

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LEED v3 Features Regional Priority Credits

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Keys To Achieving LEED v3 Certification

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Greening Existing School Buildings

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Cool Roofs: Emissivity Standards

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The Benefits of Green Cleaning

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The Business Case For Green Buildings

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Moving From Facility Manager to FM Consultant

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LEED, ENERGY STAR, And Existing Buildings

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Cool Roofs: Title 24, LEED Provide Standards and Guidelines

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LEED Can Guide Plumbing Decisions

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LEED Lessons for Campus

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Vendors Pursue LEED-NC, LEED-EB

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LEED Beyond Offices and Interiors

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LEED Certification Starts with Building Analysis

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LEED Certification Step by Step

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LEED 2009 Approved

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LEED 2009 Approved by USGBC Members

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How To Get Your First LEED Certified Building

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Measuring The Cost To Become LEED Certified

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Setting the Right Green Building Goals

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Adding LEED Certification After Project Planning Has Begun

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LEED AP Credentials: How They Help Facility Managers

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Reducing Energy Consumption, Complying with Laws

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Planning Green: LEED Strategies for Existing Buildings

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Finding the Most Applicable Version of LEED

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Reflective Roofs and Insulation Fuel Energy Efficiency

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Green Schools Save Money

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How EPAct Works in LEED and Government Projects

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Sonoma State Builds a Green Rec Center

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LEED 2009 On the Way

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Green Buildings Show Higher Rents, Occupancy

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LEED Systems Target IAQ, Schools

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Grounds Care: Guidelines for Green Landscapes

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Sustainability: Programs Target Operations, Maintenance

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Walking the (GREEN) Talk

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Does Your Facility Hit its Energy Target?

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Do Green Buildings Cost More?

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Sustainability Standard

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Energy Focus: Strategies for Savings

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Using LEED the Right Way

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Thinking Green: Implementing A Sustainable Construction Process

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Creating Green Space for Tenants

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Many Ways for Facilities to Go Green

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Green: Good as Gold

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Evaluating Green Products

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LEED and ISO 14001 Can Help Improve Environmental Performance

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LEED-CI Certification Challenging, but Achievable With Planning

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Greening a Georgia Campus

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Charettes: Smoothing the Process to LEED Certification

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LEED Lessons

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Going 'Green' Starts with Buying Green

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Prepare for LEED Exams with Upcoming Webinars

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USGBC Assesses Performance of LEED-Certified Buildings

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USGBC Opens Call for Ideas About LEED

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The American Institute of Architects Announces the 2009 COTE Top Ten Green Projects

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LEED 2009 Passes Member Ballot

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USGBC Pushes LEED 2009 One Step Closer to Implementation

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USGBC Releases Strategic Plan for 2009 to 2013

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Olympic Village in Beijing Earns LEED Gold Certification

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USGBC Opens Comment Period on Changes to Certified Wood Credits in LEED

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LEED-EB Now Requires Green Cleaning Program

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LEED 2009 Rating System Announced

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LEED-EB: Operations & Maintenance Templates Now Available in LEED Online

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Los Angeles Mandates LEED For New Buildings

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Town Becomes First to Require LEED Platinum Certification

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Greensburg Becomes Green Model

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New California Workshop Focuses on LEED for Schools

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New Credentialing Organization to Oversee LEED AP Program

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LEED for Healthcare Public Comment Period Open

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New LEED Credit Awarded for Carbon Neutral Products

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USGBC Opens Public Comment on LEED For High Performance Operations

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LEED for Retail-New Construction Public Comment Period Extended

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LEED for Retail-New Construction Public Comment Period Open

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USGBC's System Now Awards "Innovation in Design" Credits for Applying Cradle to Cradle Product Certification

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LEED Designates First Platinum Federal Building

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USGBC's LEED for Schools Now Open for Balloting

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USGBC: Credit for Avoiding PVC Requires More Study

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LEED for Schools Second Public Comment Period Now Open

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USGBC Offering Some LEED Certifications for Free

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U.S. Green Building Council Expands LEED Online Certification Program

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LEED Deadline Extended

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San Jose To Require LEED Silver Certification

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Adobe Earns Additional LEED Platinum Certification

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U.S. Green Building Council Extends Exam Deadline

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Green Building Gets A New Look

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LEED Rating System Scores Top Rating in GSA Study

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LEED Version 3.0 Aims to Respond to Marketís Needs

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Logan Airport Becomes Home to World's First LEED-Certified Terminal

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EPA Prepares for Move into New LEED-Certified Building

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LEED Resources for Facility Managers from Green Building Certification Institute

As LEED Grows, GBCI Takes Steps to Handle Workload, Ensure Quality

Transwestern's Allan Skodowski on LEED and the Better Buildings Challenge

The Role of Existing Buildings in Energy Use, Emissions

What is the Value of LEED Certification?

LEED for Existing Buildings Gains Traction

Why is the Existing-Building Market So Important?

Sustainability Success Story: Small Projects Pay Off Big

What Comes After LEED Certification?

EPAct Tax Benefits for Green Buildings

Green Grounds Care: LEED Considerations

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