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A Great Opportunity for the next generation of LEEDers: Free USGBC memberships offered to community college students

Posted in Uncategorized on Friday, September 14th, 2012 at 7:08 pm No Comments

Community Green, a new program from the Center for Green Schools, will provide a free one-year membership to the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) for community college students pursuing LEED Green Associate certification.

In addition to the free USGBC membership, there…

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Water Sense Criteria comes to a landscape near you.

Posted in Blog on Wednesday, September 5th, 2012 at 4:13 pm No Comments

Linda Smithe, RA, CSI, LEED AP BD + C

The EPA has had on their water sense website tools for outdoor water conservation for a long time. They have tips on Landscaping, Watering Wisely and Irrigation Professionals. They have tools…

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Announcing another LEED Gold Certified Project in South Florida!

Posted in Blog, News on Thursday, August 16th, 2012 at 11:53 am No Comments
Announcing another LEED Gold Certified Project in South Florida!

Linda Smithe, RA, CSI , CDT, LEEDAP BD&C

The Environmental Services Laboratory, SFWMD, consists of a new construction two story office and laboratory building totaling 34,778 square feet…

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Green Squared Certified:

Posted in Blog on Saturday, July 28th, 2012 at 10:59 am No Comments

 

Linda Smithe, RA, CSI, CDT, LEED AP BD&C

LEED Consultant, The Spinnaker Group, Inc.

Did you know?  That the Scientific Certification System is certifying products under the new Green Squared standard (ANSI A138.1)? This standard has been created by the Tile Council…

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Fedrizzi takes on The Scoundrel’s Handbook

Posted in Blog on Thursday, July 19th, 2012 at 3:03 pm No Comments
Fedrizzi takes on The Scoundrel’s Handbook

Recently USGBC and the LEED Rating system have come under a barrage of attacks from lobbyists fearful of the next generation of the rating system, LEED v4, and what it might do to the status quo. Chemical trade groups and timber industry executives are rallying together, pushing back against…

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