Green Policy

Congress Passes the Energy Efficiency Improvement Act of 2015
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Congress Passes the Energy Efficiency Improvement Act of 2015

The AIA backs the new measure, which borrows clauses from the Shaheen-Portman... Read more

Designing the Post-Natural Built Environment
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Designing the Post-Natural Built Environment

Columnist Blaine Brownell, AIA, argues that the architecture discipline must break... Read more

Atlanta Passes Ordinance to Benchmark Energy Use in Commercial Buildings
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Atlanta Passes Ordinance to Benchmark Energy Use in Commercial Buildings

The 12th city in the U.S. to enact benchmarking legislation, Atlanta aims to... Read more

LEED to Recognize Living Building Challenge Energy and Water Requirements
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LEED to Recognize Living Building Challenge Energy and Water Requirements

The effort aims to eliminate competition between the two green-building rating... Read more

Pres. Obama Signs Executive Order to Cut Greenhouse Gas Emissions
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Pres. Obama Signs Executive Order to Cut Greenhouse Gas Emissions

The President's latest effort to address climate change requires the federal... Read more

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New Poll Finds Bipartisan Support for USGBC's LEED System New Poll Finds Bipartisan Support for USGBC's LEED System

A nationwide survey concluded that 79 percent of Republicans and 89 percent of Democrats endorse the use of the LEED rating system in buildings. Read more

DOE Approves Green Globes for Certification of Federal Buildings
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DOE Approves Green Globes for Certification of Federal Buildings

The Green Building Initiative's web-based certification system joins the U.S.... Read more

NIBS Releases a High-Performance Design Resource and the AIA Approves
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NIBS Releases a High-Performance Design Resource and the AIA Approves

The National Institute of Building Sciences’ free online guide compiles... Read more

LEED and Building Rating Policies States Map
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LEED and Building Rating Policies States Map

Under pressure from industry, some states are turning against using LEED as a... Read more

Is Data or Rhetoric the Way Toward a National Building Policy?
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Is Data or Rhetoric the Way Toward a National Building Policy?

The backlash against graphs may have a place in the larger debate about... Read more

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