Green certification

Video

Where are we heading?
12 Oct 2018

Speakers: John Amatruda, Sean Brennan, Kirsten Mariager, Shawn Torbert - LEED AP

New Yorkers are used to the noise of a construction crew in full swing. While those sounds remain the same, industry demands and requirements of today’s building products are changing rapidly, as...

Briefing paper

23 Feb 2018

The U.S. Green Building Council’s Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design (LEED®) green building certification has transformed how the building industry and the public consider sustainability in the built environment. The most recent update to LEED, known as LEED v4, is the new standard for...

Policy report

5 Oct 2017

First adopted in 2007, and most recently renewed in 2015, New Mexico’s Sustainable Building Tax Credit supports the greening of many building types across the state. Released in October, 2017, this case study captures the impacts of this landmark policy and highlights the context and...

Presentation

27 Jul 2017

This is a presentation for U.S. Department of Energy 2017 National energy codes conference July 18—20, 2017 Pittsburgh, PA. USA.

The slides presented a case study about the impact of carbon policy changes in NYC on the existing buildings and energy code in NYC....

Policy

17 Jul 2017

ATLANTA , GA , CITY/TOWN/VILLAGE LEVEL , IN FORCE

US-GA-Atlanta-2017-Sustainable Building Ordinance

This is a case study of how Green building LEED Silver certification caused Sustainable development design standards to be amended.

On July 17, 2017, the Atlanta City Council passed an...

Article

14 Jul 2017

Green infrastructure is any practice that uses or replicates natural systems to achieve the desired outcome. This includes green roofs, bioswales and rain gardens. Green roofs replicate meadows to retain water and restore habitats on the top of buildings. Green infrastructure does not exclusively mean...

Website

8 May 2017

The website offers green-building standards, codes, certification systems and tools to assist professionals to achieve LEED certification.

In US, Green building codes are established by law as mandatory building requirements adopted by a state or local jurisdiction. Adopted codes are often based on established...

Journal article

25 Apr 2017

Green building assessment methods, which play an essential role in promoting the development of greenbuildings, have attracted much attention in recent years. Many studies have been conducted on the development of new assessment methods and improvement of existing ones through comparative analysis. However, there is...

Journal article

15 Mar 2017

Thirty years of public health research have demonstrated that improved indoor environmental quality is associated with better health outcomes. Recent research has demonstrated an impact of the indoor environment on cognitive function. We recruited 109 participants from 10 high-performing buildings in five U.S. cities. In...

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