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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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Current Trends in Green Real Estate Recap

Posted in Blog on Friday, June 29th, 2012 at 3:29 pm No Comments

The CoStar Group recently hosted their periodic Current Trends in Green Real Estate webinar and presented data which is still showing strong economic benefits and growth of green building in the marketplace.  In addition to the economic reasons to build green there were some other interesting trends…

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LEED 2012 pushed back 2013, New name – LEED v4

Posted in Blog on Wednesday, June 6th, 2012 at 9:14 am No Comments
LEED 2012 pushed back 2013, New name – LEED v4

Last Friday, Rick Fedrizzi, the CEO of  the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) announced that it is pushing back the balloting of LEED 2012 until June 2013. While many were surprised by this, many of us who followed LEED 2012 development closely were not as surprised. When you see such…

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