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LEED v4.1 supports good IAQ

LEED 4.1 continues to be a cost-effective solution and a standard to adhere to, says USGBC

Added: Sep 18, 2018 | By Ranjana Konatt

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L is for LEED-ership

Mahesh Ramanujam, President and CEO of the United States Green Building Council (USGBC), speaks exclusively with Hannah Jo Uy of Climate Control Middle East on the Council’s mission to cultivate a well-balanced built-environment worldwide and the importance of engaging stakeholders to develop a more holistic design approach and optimise building performance. Excerpts from the interview…

Added: Jun 27, 2018 | By Hannah Jo Uy

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USGBC launches LEED Lab in India

New course integrates sustainability and LEED for Existing Buildings into higher education to shape future leaders of the Green Building industry, says the Council.

Added: Aug 3, 2016 | By CCME Content Team

‘Sustainability as an operational strategy is a tremendous way to save money’

Rick Fedrizzi, CEO and Founding Chair of USGBC, and author of Green Think, in this in-depth conversation with B Surendar, explodes a few long-standing myths about sustainability, and explains the evolution of LEED certification as a dynamic tool to measure ongoing operating performance of buildings.

Added: Jul 21, 2016 | By B Surendar

From greenbacks to a Green planet

Standing on its head the long-held notion that the private sector and sustainability are, in principle, two binaries which can never meet, CEO and Founding Chair of the U.S. Green Building Council, Rick Fedrizzi, in his book Green Think: How Profit Can Save the Planet argues that when businesses and environmentalists join hands, not only can the planet be saved, but the endeavour could also prove profitable. The book, since its publication late last year, has become a manifesto of sorts for businessbacked sustainability. George Berbari gives glimpses of the author and the book…

Added: Jul 14, 2016 | By CCME Content Team

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Turning towards green pastures

Wanting LEED certification will eventually influence existing built-environment to turn green, says Marisa Long

Added: May 10, 2016 | By Nayantara N