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PNC’s LEED Platinum Tower: One of the Greenest Office Buildings in the World

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Good News on Green Building from USGBC’s Economic Impact Study

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Seeking LEED Certification in Retail Spaces

Building Operating Management
Landlord-Tenant Partnerships Can Build LEED Criteria into Retail Spaces

Building Operating Management
External Communications Can Aid LEED Retail Strategies

Building Operating Management
Greenbuild 2015 Heads to Washington, D.C., May Be Biggest Yet

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Energy-Efficient Solutions Help Carnegie Hall Earn LEED Silver Status

Building Operating Management
LEED v4 and Why Raising the Bar Matters

Building Operating Management
High-Performance HVAC Design as Seen in Chicago High Rise

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Students Help LEED Schools Toward Energy Efficiency

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Keeping a Sustainable Building Operating Sustainably

Building Operating Management
High-Performance HVAC Design Provides Load Variation, Other Benefits

Building Operating Management
More on High-Performance HVAC Design

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LEED Improving on Bridging the Design to Operations Gap

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Is The LEED Dynamic Plaque a Paradigm Shift?

Building Operating Management
BACnet Data Access, Commissioning, Maintenance Are Key Tools

Building Operating Management
LEED Dynamic Plaque Is a Paradigm Shift in the Making

Building Operating Management
AIV Metric Can Build Accountability into Building Performance

Building Operating Management
How BACnet Protocol Offers Efficiency, Ease of Operations

Building Operating Management
BACnet Systems Can Trim Total Cost of Ownership

Building Operating Management
Buildings’ Data Helps Reveal Effectiveness of Energy Use

Building Operating Management
Occupant Response Measures Must Figure in Building Evaluation

Building Operating Management
Building’s Energy Efficiency, Occupant Comfort Are Related

Building Operating Management
Training, Technology Upgrades Can Boost Facility’s Efficiency

Building Operating Management
Tapping Occupant Behavior a Key Sustainability Strategy

Building Operating Management
Top 10 States for LEED Show Market for Green Building Gaining

Building Operating Management
Two Portland, Ore., Buildings Earn LEED Certification

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LEED Volume Delivers High-Performance on a Large Scale

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USGBC Extends LEED 2009 Deadline

Building Operating Management
LEED O+M: Cut Energy, Water Waste With O+M Manual, Requirements

Building Operating Management
LEED O+M: Understanding Energy Audits and Retrocommissioning

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What We Can Learn From LEED's Critics

Building Operating Management
Four Tips on LEED O+M Can Ease Way to Certification

Building Operating Management
Experts Differ on Future of Day Cleaning; Study Touts Its Lower Energy Use

Building Operating Management
Should Day Cleaners Use Green Methods?

Building Operating Management
Benefits and Potential Problems with Day Cleaning

Building Operating Management
The Intersection of Day Cleaning and Green Cleaning

Building Operating Management
Center for Sustainable Landscapes Building First to Achieve WELL Platinum Certification

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Defining High-Performance Buildings

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Lighting Systems, Energy Use, and Strategies for Savings

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Consumption Concerns: Use ASHRAE Guidelines

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Taking the LEED Approach to Reducing Lighting Use

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Occupancy Sensors Help Reduce Energy Use

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Common Lighting Control Issues

Building Operating Management
Retrocommissioning Improves Energy Efficiency in High-Performing Buildings

Building Operating Management
Key Findings from Retrocommissioning a High-Performance Building

Building Operating Management
New Energy Code Approach Could Be Industry Game-Changer

Building Operating Management
Outcome-Based Energy Codes Link Operations To Design

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How Would Outcome-Based Energy Codes Be Enforced?

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With Outcome-Based Codes, Who Is Responsible For Performance During Measurement Period?

Building Operating Management
ICC Votes On Energy Code Compliance For IgCC

Building Operating Management
Aetna Building in Phoenix Earns LEED Silver

Building Operating Management
Green Certifications Support Green Building Rating Systems

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LEED Dynamic Plaque May Lead To Better LEED Performance

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What Is High-Performance Building?

Building Operating Management
New Operations and Maintenance Credits in LEED v4

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Energy Modeling: What Happens When You Make Bad Assumptions?

Building Operating Management
Agnes Irwin School Expansion Requires “Disciplined and Precise Thinking”

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Connection Between Sustainability and Door Hardware

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Seeing LEED Benefits in Door Hardware Products

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Technology Advances Improve Performance of Door Hardware Products

Building Operating Management
Occupant Engagement, Proper Operation Help Meet Sustainable Operations Goals

Building Operating Management
Success Of Sustainability Initiatives Often Hinges On Reaching The Right People

Building Operating Management
Engage Facility Staff To Help Ensure Sustainable Operations

Building Operating Management
Human Behavior Can Make It Hard To Find Best Way To Encourage Sustainable Behavior

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Challenges Seeking LEED Status in Older Buildings

Building Operating Management
Chicago Office Tower Earns LEED Platinum

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Is LEED Broken?

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LEED v4 Offers More Stringent Acoustical Standards

Building Operating Management
LEED v4 Tackles Acoustics With New Noise Control Pilot Credit, Expanded Acoustic Performance Credits

Building Operating Management
LEED v4 Expands Acoustic Performance In Multiple Areas

Building Operating Management
LEED v4: How Energy And Atmosphere, Materials And Resources And Indoor Environmental Quality Requirements Have Changed

Building Operating Management
Lessons Learned From A LEED v4 Beta Project

Building Operating Management
USGBC Releases Top 10 States For LEED

Building Operating Management
Educating the Supply Chain Key to Sustainable Healthcare Interiors

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LEED Dynamic Plaque May Lead To Better LEED Performance

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What Is High-Performance Building?

Building Operating Management
LEED v4 Requires A New Facility Management Approach To LEED

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

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Have A Plan To Specify Green Interiors Products

Building Operating Management
Newest Version Of LEED-EBOM Is Designed To Drive Better Building Performance

Building Operating Management
LEED-EBOM Commissioning Credits Focus On Maintaining Efficient Operations

Building Operating Management
LEED-EBOM Certification Hinges On Three Areas: Energy Star, ASHRAE 62 and Water Use

Building Operating Management
LEED-EBOM Focuses On Continuously Improving Performance

Building Operating Management
Why Environmental Product Declarations Are Important for Green Buildings

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

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Environmental Reporting In Furniture Makes Slow Progress

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LEED in Motion Report Provides Evidence of LEED Buildings' Efficiency

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Energy Modeling: What Happens When You Make Bad Assumptions?

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What Can We Learn From LEEDs Critics?

Building Operating Management
How LEEDv4 Provides Incentive To Use EPDs

Building Operating Management
How Facility Managers Can Get EPDs

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Seeking LEED Status in Older Buildings Offers Unique Challenges

Building Operating Management
Sustainability's Healing Touch: Incremental Steps For Healthcare

Building Operating Management
Durability Is Key To Green Healthcare Interiors

Building Operating Management
Green Healthcare Interiors: Tips For Specifying Materials

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

Building Operating Management
GlaxoSmithKline's Double LEED Platinum Headquarters Is Transforming How Its Occupants Work

Building Operating Management
At GSK Headquarters, Building Systems Are Efficient, But Planning And Operations Are Critical To Sustainability

Building Operating Management
GSK's U.S. Headquarters Inspires True Collaboration Between Occupants

Building Operating Management
Atrium, Other Alternative Workspaces Offer Flexibility, Collaboration Options At GSK Headquarters

Building Operating Management
Facility Management 'Concierges,' Easy Access To IT Department Are Among GSK's Changes To Traditional Office Space

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Environmental Reporting In Furniture Makes Slow Progress

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UC Merced Earns 11th LEED Certification, 2nd Platinum

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Get Occupants Involved in Green

Building Operating Management
LEED v4 Changes Are Focused On Performance

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

Building Operating Management
LEED v4 Has Indoor and Outdoor Environment Elements, Simplified Recertification

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What LEED Says About Alternative Transportation

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Most Impactful Changes in LEED v4

Building Operating Management
LEED-EBOM's Performance and Establishment Requirements

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Explaining the "Energy Jumpstart" Credit in LEED-EBOM

Building Operating Management
The LEED-EBOM v4 Grace Period

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LEED In Motion: Where Are the LEED-O+M APs?

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Metropolitan Square Earns LEED-EBOM Gold

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Is There Still A LEED Premium?

Building Operating Management
LEED Certification: Are You Just Buying a Plaque?

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LEEDv4 Passes Member Vote In A Landslide

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How To Keep Momentum After A LEED-EBOM Certification?

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Commissioning, Retrocommissioning Are Critical Elements Of Green Renovations

Building Operating Management
How To Realize Actual Savings From Green Renovation Projects

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What Took So Long With LEEDv4?

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Will The "Dynamic LEED Plaque" Become a Reality?

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Who Runs Sustainability In Your Organization?

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

Building Operating Management
Measurement and Verification Can Help Maintain Efficiency, Improve LEED Scores

Building Operating Management
Measurement And Verification Requires Close Attention To Be Successful Part Of Green Building Initiatives

Building Operating Management
How Continuous Measurement And Verification Helped Improve Operational Efficiency

Building Operating Management
LEED for Healthcare Aims To Help Improve Health of Buildings, Patients

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

Building Operating Management
Chilled Beam System Among LEED, Sustainable Strategies

Building Operating Management
Which Green Building Product Criteria Should Facility Managers Use?

Building Operating Management
'Red List' Of Chemicals Can Help Guide Building Product Selection, But Will Not Be Definitive

Building Operating Management
LEED, Living Building Challenge Can Help Inform Product Selection

Building Operating Management
Environmental Product Declarations, Health Product Declarations Offer Standardized Data On Building Product Information

Building Operating Management
LEED v4 Does Not Include Chemical Red List

Building Operating Management
How Facility Managers Can Sell And Implement Green Interiors Projects

Building Operating Management
While Cost Is Key, Green Interiors Projects Can Be Sold On Other Benefits

Building Operating Management
Facility Managers Can Use Formal Sustainability Policy To Build Support For Green Interiors Initiatives

Building Operating Management
Show Sustainability Doesn't Cost More To Gain Approval For Green Interiors Projects

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Does the New LEED Include a "Red List" of Chemicals?

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New State Laws Advance Green Building

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GSA Keeps LEED as Its Standard of Choice

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LEED-EBOM Certification: How To Overcome Challenges Of Multi-tenant Facilities

Building Operating Management
Focus On Building Core, Common Areas To Sell Owners On LEED-EBOM In Multi-Tenant Facilities

Building Operating Management
LEED-EBOM Purchasing Credits Are Recurring Challenge In Multi-Tenant Facilities

Building Operating Management
Keep Financial Considerations In Mind When Pursuing LEED-EBOM In Multi-Tenant Facilities

Building Operating Management
Better Data Can Make LEED-EBOM An Easier Sell To Tenants, Owners

Building Operating Management
Fannie Mae's LEED-EBOM Push

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A Refresher on LEED-EBOM Recertification

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What Is the LEED Pilot Credit Library?

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LEED Certification for Multiple Buildings

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Environmentally Friendly Paints and Coatings Prompt Managers to Rethink Strategies

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Green Building Codes Make Certification a Rigorous Process

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Fine-Tuning the Green Certification Process

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What Does It Mean To Be Carbon Neutral?

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Is Your Building Green, Sustainable, High-Performance, or All of the Above?

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Plan Ahead to Control Plumbing Costs

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Improved Energy Performance is One of Many Goals for New LEED-EBOM

Building Operating Management
Energy Efficiency Projects With New LEED On The Horizon

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Why Water Efficiency Should Be A Priority

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Where To Start With LEED-EBOM

Building Operating Management
Value of LEED Certification is Third-Party Verification

Building Operating Management
LEEDv4 or LEED 2009

Building Operating Management
A Community College Library for the 21st Century

Building Operating Management
Furniture Showcase: New Products

Building Operating Management
Environmental Reporting For Furniture Takes Two Steps Forward, One Step Back

Building Operating Management
BIFMA Environmental Rating System Aims To Provide Guidance For Selecting Furniture

Building Operating Management
When Selecting Green Furniture, Be Careful To Avoid Misinformation

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What Will 2013 Bring For "Red List" Chemicals?

Building Operating Management
Green Cleaning Programs Offer Greater Efficiency As Part Of Overall Sustainability Plan

Building Operating Management
Western Michigan University's Green Cleaning Program Helps In Push For LEED Certification

Building Operating Management
Green Cleaning Standards Help Ensure Contractors Meet Cleaning Goals

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

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Overview of Points System for LEED-EB O&M

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

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

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LEED Standard Measures Cool Roof

Building Operating Management
LEED Certified Lab Offers Lessons In Efficiency, Project Management

Building Operating Management
GSA Rehabilitates Historic King Federal Building in Atlanta

Building Operating Management
Building Operations Are First Place to Look to Improve Energy Performance

Building Operating Management
Evaluate Use of Building Machinery to Save Energy

Building Operating Management
Facility Energy Efficiency Efforts Start With Data

Building Operating Management
Ernst & Young Plaza Scores Big With LEED-EBOM

Building Operating Management
Survey Of Energy Efficient Properties Shows LEED Offers Advantages

Building Operating Management
LEED Projects Are Not Homogenous Group

Building Operating Management
How To Get Improved Results From Energy Projects

Building Operating Management
Office Renovation for Architecture Firm Achieves LEED Platinum

Building Operating Management
Green Features Reduce Energy Consumption 58 Percent

Building Operating Management
Why Drexel University Chose Green Globes Over LEED

Building Operating Management
Drexel University Relies On RECs As Part Of Energy Strategy

Building Operating Management
Drexel University Continues To Be On Lookout For Ways To Cut Carbon

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How to Use LEED-CI

Building Operating Management
Robert Francis Focuses on Sustainability Amid Drexel University's Massive Growth

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What is LEEDv4?

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LEED: Ensuring Long-Term Performance

Building Operating Management
Legal Issues Complicate LEED Guarantees

Building Operating Management
Gifford Lawsuit Over LEED Certifications Set Some Guidelines for What Recourse is Available

Building Operating Management
USGBC Perspective: The Evolution of LEED for Existing Buildings

Building Operating Management
Office Building Earns Dual-Platinum LEED Certification

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LEED Resources for Facility Managers from Green Building Certification Institute

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

Building Operating Management
The First Steps Of A LEED-EBOM Initiative

Building Operating Management
The Three Biggest LEED-EBOM Challenges

Building Operating Management
Getting Started on a LEED-EBOM Initiative Now

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Ohio Hospital's LEED Certification Creates Challenges and Benefits

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Sustainable Building Eases LEED Certification Process

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Green Construction Project Maximizes Sustainability Development Goals

Building Operating Management
Facility Managers Have More Green Building Ratings Systems Choices Than Ever

Building Operating Management
LEED Offers Guidelines for Green Design, Construction and Operations

Building Operating Management
Green Globes Program Covers Wide Range of Buildings

Building Operating Management
Living Building Challenge is Advanced Green Building Standard

Building Operating Management
SERF Offers Affordable Alternative to Other Green Building Ratings Systems

Building Operating Management
BOMA 360 Includes Sustainability as Part of Focus On Efficient Operations

Building Operating Management
Higher Energy Star Score Key to LEED-EBOM

Building Operating Management
Auditing, Retrocommissioning Can Lead to Better Energy Star Score, LEED Success

Building Operating Management
LEED-EBOM's Energy Star Prerequisite Not Intended to Discourage Participation

Building Operating Management
USGBC Perspective: LEED 2012 Revises Point System, Adds Market Sectors

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What is the STARS Rating System?

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Six Steps To LEED-EBOM

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Green Purchasing Benefits Go Well Beyond Bottom Line Savings

Building Operating Management
Advances in Water Efficiency Technology, Codes and Policies

Building Operating Management
Six Steps to a Successful LEED-EBOM Project

Building Operating Management
LEED-EBOM: Evaluating How Hard It Will Be to Gain Certification

Building Operating Management
Successful LEED-EBOM Projects Require Resourcefulness, Realistic Timelines

Building Operating Management
Occupant Buy-in Can Make or Break LEED-EBOM Projects

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Green Schools Linked To Better Student Health, Performance

Building Operating Management
Integrated Design Is Essential for LEED for Schools

Building Operating Management
LEED for Schools Targets Acoustics, IAQ and Lighting

Building Operating Management
From LEED for Schools: Tips on Green Design and Construction for Facility Managers

Building Operating Management
Green Schools: Information Resources for Facility Managers

Building Operating Management
Energy Audit Leads to Further Energy Savings, LEED Gold

Facility Maintenance Decisions
LEED-EB Certification Creates Challenges and Benefits

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The "Big Four" Green Building Rating Systems

Building Operating Management
High Performance Buildings: Avoiding Problems

Building Operating Management
Energy Modeling for High-Performance Buildings is Only as Good as the Inputs

Building Operating Management
High Performance Buildings: HVAC Designs

Building Operating Management
USBGC Releases Rankings of States With Most LEED-Certified Buildings

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LEED-EBOM 2012 To Focus on Performance

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Power and Gas Prices: Time for Long Term Contracts?

Building Operating Management
LEED 2012 Will Emphasize Operating Performance; ADA Deadline

Building Operating Management
NFPA 3 and NFPA 4 Cover Commissioning, Testing of Building Fire Systems

Building Operating Management
Federal Regulations for T12 Fluorescent Lamps, Incandescents, and EPAct Tax Deductions

Building Operating Management
Green Design Guides Renovation of California State Office Buildings

Building Operating Management
Floorcoverings Can Be Green/Sustainable

Building Operating Management
A Look at the Hot Flooring Products

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LEED-EBOM Now Most Popular Rating System

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How LEED Volume Can Help Facility Managers

Building Operating Management
How a Commercial Office REIT Used LEED Volume

Building Operating Management
LEED-EBOM Certifications Outpacing LEED-New Construction

Building Operating Management
USGBC Building Performance Partnership for LEED Buildings

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LEED-CI: Greening Leased Space

Building Operating Management
How to Select Green Cleaning Vendors: Top 10 Questions to Ask

Building Operating Management
How to Select Green Cleaning Vendors: Ask About Range of Services, Knowledge of Standards

Building Operating Management
How to Select Green Cleaning Vendors: Ask for Certifications, Procedures

Building Operating Management
How to Select Green Cleaning Vendors: Ask About Sustainability, Communication

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Variety of Carpet Options Can Earn LEED Points

Building Operating Management
Flexibility in Office Design Offers FMs Green Benefits, Cost Savings

Building Operating Management
Technology, Changing Workforce Helping to Drive Green Office Design Changes

Building Operating Management
Maximizing Flexible Space in Office Design Reduces Costs

Building Operating Management
Market Forces Provide More Options for Green Interior Products

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Sustainable Facilities: Ensuring Performance

Building Operating Management
A Breakdown of LEED-EBOM

Building Operating Management
Data is Power: LEED Buildings and the Building Performance Partnership

Building Operating Management
Long-term Sustainability: LEED-EBOM

Building Operating Management
From Design to Operations: Energy Star's Designed to Earn

Building Operating Management
Mandating Performance: Outcome-based Codes

Building Operating Management
LEED Designs Don't Always Lead to Sustainable Operations

Building Operating Management
Controls, Commissioning Key to Realizing Green Building Potential

Building Operating Management
Energy Model: Use To Compare, Not To Predict

Building Operating Management
The Curious Case of Northland Pines High School

Building Operating Management
Controls, Sustainability Are The Focus at Shedd Aquarium

Facility Focus
Project: The Aventine

Building Operating Management
Flooring Choices Can Bring LEED Credits

Building Operating Management
Variety of Carpet Options Can Earn LEED Points

Building Operating Management
Using LEED-EBOM on Campus Requires Managing Data, Defining Scope

Building Operating Management
What ISO 50001 Can Offer is a Framework for Continuous Energy Improvement

Building Operating Management
Five Steps to Green Campuses

Building Operating Management
Communication, Rapport Key for FM at Chicago Botanic Gardens

Building Operating Management
BIM Demands Early Building Owner Involvement

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What You Need to Know About Metal Roofing

Building Operating Management
FMs Can Roll Out LEED-EBOM Across the Campus

Building Operating Management
LEED-EBOM 'Master Site' Credits Categorized in Three General Groups

Building Operating Management
Facility Managers Can Use LEED-EBOM Categories as Conceptual Tools

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Avoiding Pitfalls In LEED Certification For Interiors

Building Operating Management
The Citadel Center: Chicago Green

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New Codes, Green Building Rating Systems Influence Restroom Equipment Selection

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

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Plumbing: Going with the (Low) Flow

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Dual-Flush Valves: Two Ways To Save

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How Should You Use an Energy Model?

Building Operating Management
Introducing LEED for Healthcare

Facility Maintenance Decisions
IAQ: Review Specification Documents, Seal HVAC Systems

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What Is RoofPoint?

Building Operating Management
LEED for Healthcare: Construction is Focus, Not Operations

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The Buzz About LEED for Healthcare

Building Operating Management
Teaching Green: UW-Madison's Renovated Education Building

Building Operating Management
Sustainability For Today

Building Operating Management
Phillip Saieg: The Pursuit of High-Performance

Building Operating Management
Phillip Saieg: Raising the Bar on Sustainability

Building Operating Management
LEED for Schools Focuses on Daylighting, Acoustics and Indoor Air Quality

Building Operating Management
New Mexico School District Puts Building Requirements on a LEED Silver Platter

Building Operating Management
9 Ways LEED for Schools is Different From LEED-NC

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LEED: Focus on Health Care Facilities

Building Operating Management
As San Francisco Requires Buildings to Disclose Energy Use, the Obama Administration Pushes for Federal Action

Building Operating Management
Better Buildings Initiative sets new Energy Information Reporting Standards

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Eco Charrettes: A Key Part of a LEED-EBOM Initiative

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The Deadline Is Approaching To Declare a LEED AP Specialty

Building Operating Management
From Recycled Content to Holistic Life-Cycle Assessments, Here's What to Consider for Product Standards

Building Operating Management
Don't Get Overwhelmed by Eco-Labels

Building Operating Management
Standards for Suppliers Help Ensure Green Product Selection

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Hospital Operates on 100 Percent Renewables, Sells Power

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Hospital Design Team Focuses on Computer-Generated Models

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Revisiting the Performance of First LEED Gold Hospital

Facility Maintenance Decisions
HVAC, Lighting, Plumbing Initiatives Fuel LEED Certification

Facility Maintenance Decisions
First LEED Gold Hospital Now a High-Performance Building

Facility Maintenance Decisions
LEED for Healthcare Addresses Unique Operational Requirements

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Plumbing: Key Considerations for High-Efficiency Toilets

Facility Focus
Sustainability Success Story: Small Projects Pay Off Big

Facility Focus
The Role of Existing Buildings in Energy Use, Emissions

Facility Focus
What is the Value of LEED Certification?

Facility Focus
LEED for Existing Buildings Gains Traction

Facility Focus
Why is the Existing-Building Market So Important?

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Time For The Spring Roof Inspection

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What You Should Know About LEED-EBOM Recertification

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How Do You Gain Influence?

Facility Focus
A LEED-EBOM Case Study

Facility Focus
A LEED-EBOM Case Study

Building Operating Management
Green Science Teaching Center Meets Challenges of Landmark Site

Building Operating Management
Formal LEED-EBOM Certification

Building Operating Management
Tips On Difficult LEED-EBOM Credits

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Working With Other Departments on a LEED-EBOM Initiative

Building Operating Management
How To Maintain (Or Improve Upon) Certification

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Alliance Walks the Talk With LEED Certification

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Sustainability: Tactics to Avoid Failure, Embrace Success

Building Operating Management
LEED-EBOM Recertification Helps Ensure Green Building Progress

Building Operating Management
Charrettes: Not Just for New Construction

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The International Green Construction Code

Building Operating Management
LEED AP Deadline Approaching

Building Operating Management
Projects: Historic Solution Leads to Platinum Rating

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What You Need To Know About the Various LEED Credentials

Building Operating Management
Understanding the Steps in Designing Green Interiors

Building Operating Management
To LEED or Not to LEED?

Building Operating Management
How Real Companies Executed Sustainable Design

Building Operating Management
Avoiding Pitfalls In LEED Certification

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What do the LEED Minimum Program Requirements Really Mean?

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Top 10 Green Building Trends of 2011

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How Do You Determine Your Organization's Carbon Footprint?

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Sub-Meter Maintenance Includes Commissioning, Preventive Tasks

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What To Do If Your Budget is Cut Mid-Construction

Building Operating Management
Establishing the Need for New Controls

Building Operating Management
Environmental Management Systems: A New Backbone for LEED?

Building Operating Management
USGBC Launches LEED Volume

Building Operating Management
Green Building News

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How To Get the LEED-EBOM Water Efficiency Points

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Some Green Legal Issues To Be Aware Of

Building Operating Management
Tactical Steps for Retrofitting College Campuses

Building Operating Management
Responsibilities Must Be Spelled Out In a Green Building Contract

Building Operating Management
Designer’s Professional Liability Insurance Issues

Building Operating Management
Determining Damages in Green Building Lawsuits

Building Operating Management
LEED Lays the Groundwork for Water Efficiency Plans

Building Operating Management
Plumbing Upgrades a Good Place to Start for Water Conservation

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How To Prepare Your Building for LEED-CI Tenants

Facility Maintenance Decisions
LEED: Managers Need to Educate Executives

Building Operating Management
Making a Building LEED-CI Ready

Building Operating Management
Building Performance Partnership: Post-LEED Certification

Building Operating Management
Green Building News

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Where Are The LEED-EBOM Points Available?

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

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Continuing Education: Curriculum for Maintenance, Engineering Managers

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Roof Coatings: Steps for Adhesion Tests

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Department Champion Builds Support for Maintenance, Operations

Building Operating Management
Sustainability Strategies for Urban Health Care

Building Operating Management
Rural Health Care Sustainability Considerations

Building Operating Management
Data Management for Continuous Improvement

Building Operating Management
Engaging Staff, Occupants for Sustainable Success

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Life Begins After LEED

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Building Performance Partnership Researches Building Energy Use

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Tax Deductions Getting Easier for HVAC Energy Efficiency

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Power, Water Meters Help Earn Green Building Credits

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Collaboration Among Designers, Operators Silences Skepticism

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A Little About the LEED

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Green Programs Provide Facilities Education

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Maintenance, LEED and Design

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The Manager's Role in LEED Certification with Curt Stainbrook

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

Building Operating Management
Green Building and the New LEED Green Associate Credential

Building Operating Management
Green Building News

Building Operating Management
Windows and LEED

Building Operating Management
How Windows Help Meet Code

Building Operating Management
FMs Say Formal EBOM Certification Not Expensive, Difficult

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How To Develop Interior Product Standards

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Why LEED-EB Certify?

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Chris Matt: LEED Fosters Facilities Education

Building Operating Management
LEED Ratings Offer Specifications For Sustainable Interior Products

Building Operating Management
Environmental Life-Cycle Assessments For Interior Products Gaining Traction

Building Operating Management
Managers Can Use LCA Data to Vet Product Manufacturers

Building Operating Management
EBOM Certification Offers Independent Verification, Justification

Building Operating Management
EBOM Requires Three-Month Measurement, Certification Period

Building Operating Management
More Vendors Becoming Acquainted With EBOM Submission Process

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

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

Building Operating Management
Facility Managers Using LEED-EBOM As Blueprint for Sustainability

Facility Focus
What Comes After LEED Certification?

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Managers Discuss Their Role in LEED Certification

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

Building Operating Management
Government Bodies Target Greening Existing Buildings

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

Facility Maintenance Decisions
How to Earn LEED Points with Sub-Metering

Facility Maintenance Decisions
City Adopts LEED as Building Standard

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Lighting Controls: A Look at Daylight Harvesting

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Prepare for LEED Exams with Upcoming Webinars

Building Operating Management
Maximize Green Investments With an Enterprise-wide Approach

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Planning the Location of a Green Office

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Maintenance and Green Buildings

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USGBC Launches Building Performance Initiative

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Assessing the Performance of Green Paints

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Making the Switch to Green Cleaning Involves Educating Occupants and Service Providers

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State Codes, LEED Tighten Water Efficiency Standards

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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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Restroom Retrofits: Fixture Technology Expands

Facility Maintenance Decisions
High-Efficiency Toilets (HET) Contribute to LEED Certification

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Dual-Flush Toilets and LEED Certification

Facility Maintenance Decisions
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 Building News: Climate Change Economics, LEED AP Credentials And McKinsey & Company

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Green Cleaning and LEED Innovation Credits

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The Benefits Of High-Performance Buildings

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LEED & Maintenance Management

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What To Know about LEEDv3

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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

Building Operating Management
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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USGBC Assesses Performance of LEED-Certified Buildings

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Allstate Aims for Improved Reliability and Flexibility with New Data Center

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How to Become a LEED AP

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Philips Arena Achieves LEED Certification

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

Building Operating Management
Operable Windows and IAQ

Facility Maintenance Decisions
HVAC, Lighting Retrofits Fuel Arena's LEED Certification

Facility Maintenance Decisions
LEED Certification: Hardscape Management and Water-Conservation Strategies

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Arena Hires LEED AP During Certification Process

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Roofing Systems: Membranes, Installation, and Coatings Affect Sustainability

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USGBC Opens Call for Ideas About LEED

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LEED Online Streamlines LEED Submission Process

Building Operating Management
New LEED AP Exams

Facility Maintenance Decisions
What are the Changes in LEED 2009?

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LEED-EB Requires Energy Efficiency Measures

Facility Maintenance Decisions
New Standards Promote Sustainable Roofing

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Green Strategies For Office Buildings

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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

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Keys To Achieving LEED v3 Certification

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LEED-EB And Water Efficiency

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Recycling Your Way To LEED-EB

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Greening Existing School Buildings

Building Operating Management
IAQ And LEED-EB

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Cool Roofs: Emissivity Standards

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Creating Sustainable Purchasing Policies

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What You Need to Know About LEED 2009

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Garden Roofs Bring the Green

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Planning the Location of a Green Office

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The Benefits of Green Cleaning

Building Operating Management
The Business Case For Green Buildings

Building Operating Management
Moving From Facility Manager to FM Consultant

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LEED, ENERGY STAR, And Existing Buildings

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

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LEED-EB Lowers Operating Costs, Report Finds

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LEED Version 3: Coming Soon

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LEED AP Deadline Approaching

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Cool Roofs: Title 24, LEED Provide Standards and Guidelines

Facility Focus
EPAct Tax Benefits for Green Buildings

Facility Focus
Green Grounds Care: LEED Considerations

Facility Maintenance Decisions
LEED Can Guide Plumbing Decisions

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LEED Lessons for Campus

Facility Maintenance Decisions
LEED Certification Starts with Building Analysis

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LEED Certification Step by Step

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How to Build Tenant Support for Sustainability

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Vendors Pursue LEED-NC, LEED-EB

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LEED Beyond Offices and Interiors

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Look at Green Building Needs When Planning BAS

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LEED 2009 Approved

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Developers Are Embracing LEED, And Tenants Are Responding

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LEED 2009 Approved by USGBC Members

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LEED 2009 Passes Member Ballot

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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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LEED 2009 Aims for Speedier Certification Process

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Adding LEED Certification After Project Planning Has Begun

Building Operating Management
Green Roofs LEED to Multiple Benefits

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USGBC Pushes LEED 2009 One Step Closer to Implementation

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Reducing Energy Consumption, Complying with Laws

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LEED AP Credentials: How They Help Facility Managers

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USGBC Releases Strategic Plan for 2009 to 2013

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A Preview of LEED 2009

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Planning Green: LEED Strategies for Existing Buildings

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Understanding LEED 2009

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LEED Points and Credits: What's the Difference?

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The Advantages of Earning a LEED AP Credential

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Finding the Most Applicable Version of LEED

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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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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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Planting the Green Seed

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Steps on the Path to Sustainability

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Do Green Buildings Cost More?

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Green Buildings Don’t Have to Compromise Longevity, Maintenence

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LEED-EB Gets a Makeover

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Walking the (GREEN) Talk

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Does Your Facility Hit its Energy Target?

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LEED-EB Now Requires Green Cleaning Program

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Siting for LEED-CI

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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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Finally, managers have a road map to success

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The Real Energy Efficiency Numbers

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Town Becomes First to Require LEED Platinum Certification

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Greensburg Becomes Green Model

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Sustainability Standard

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Energy Focus: Strategies for Savings

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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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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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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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Many Ways for Facilities to Go Green

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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: Good as Gold

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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 Market’s 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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Sustainable Design: Beyond Cost and Performance

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LEED and ISO 14001: Working Together

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Mainstream Green

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Graduating to Green

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Charettes: Meeting of the Design Minds

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LEED Lessons

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Going 'Green' Starts with Buying Green

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REPORT PREPARED IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE U.S. GREEN BUILDING COUNCIL
LEED-EB: Focus on Operations

Facility Maintenance Decisions
It Pays to be Green

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Green Building Report

Facility Maintenance Decisions
The ‘Greening’ of Existing Facilities

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Green Building Report

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Blazing a ‘Green’ Trail

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National Geographic Society's LEED-ership