On March 18th the Tomkins County legislature enacted a new local law providing for up to a 10 year property tax abatement for construction achieving LEED certification.
Earlier this month, while few people were watching, the 20,000th LEED commercial project was certified! Wow.
Last Friday, the U.S. General Services Administration announced that it has issued its recommendation on the federal government’s use of third party green building certification systems.
If a Tree Falls in the Forest and No One Has Heard That the Approval of the New Version of LEED Green Building Standard Has Been Appealed
At least 2 appeals have been taken from the vote to adopt LEED v4. On July 2, 2013, the U.S. Green Building Council announced that its membership had voted to adopt LEED v4, the next update to the world’s most widely utilized third party validated green building rating system.
In the United States, sustainable building initiatives and resource-efficient engineering and construction practices help businesses large and small minimize adverse environmental impacts and save money.
The newest version of the popular LEED Green Rating System is affirmed. The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) announcced that its membership voted to adopt LEED v4 by an overwhelming 86%.
The U.S. Green Building Council’s long awaited updates to the LEED Rating System are almost complete. LEED v4 has been in the works for more than a year.