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Are Green Building Codes ‘A Food Label For a Building’?

Aaron Smith, the director of sustainable building solutions with ASSA ABLOY, gave a presentation titled “Opening the Door to Transparency – LEED v4, EPDS and HPDS.”

The growing importance of transparency in the manufacturing process for windows was a big focus of the second day of the American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) fall conference in Cambridge, Md., on Tuesday. Aaron Smith, the director of sustainable building … Continue reading

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USGBC Extends LEED 2009 Through October 2016

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) announced it will allow LEED users to register projects under the LEED 2009 rating system until October. 31, 2016. The original date for LEED 2009 registration to close was June 15, 2015. According to … Continue reading

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USGBC’s LEED v4 Passes Ballot, Will Launch This Fall

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) announced that its membership voted to adopt LEED v4. The final tally was 86 percent voted in favor of adopting LEED v4. This includes 90 percent approval from the user category of the voting … Continue reading

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