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The Top 10 States for LEED Per Capita in 2014
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The Top 10 States for LEED Per Capita in 2014

In its fifth year, the ranking shows growth for the green rating system in the... Read more

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ARCHITECT Annotates the 2015 State of the Union Address ARCHITECT Annotates the 2015 State of the Union Address

The annual address touched on topics from healthcare to drones. We cut through the political hyperbole to highlight areas of interest to the AEC profession. Read more

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MADCAD Launches Free Search App for Local Building Codes MADCAD Launches Free Search App for Local Building Codes

The app, developed by the cloud-based reference guide, provides quick access to applicable codes and standards based on location. Read more

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San Diego Continuing Education's North City Campus Earns LEED Gold San Diego Continuing Education's North City Campus Earns LEED Gold

The $44.9 million facility, designed by Joseph Wong Design Associates, joins a host of education projects that are LEED certified or are on track for certification in the city. Read more

Outcome-Based Compliance Path Approved for the IgCC
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Outcome-Based Compliance Path Approved for the IgCC

The option lets design teams quantify a completed building's energy consumption ... Read more

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USGBC Extends LEED 2009 Registration Deadline USGBC Extends LEED 2009 Registration Deadline

The period during which teams can register projects under the existing standard will now close on Oct. 31, 2016. Read more

The Well Building Standard Wants to Green Your Occupants
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The Well Building Standard Wants to Green Your Occupants

A new sustainability credential from the International Well Building Institute—and... Read more

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Q+A: Four Questions with McDonald's Sustainability Manager John Rockwell Q+A: Four Questions with McDonald's Sustainability Manager John Rockwell

One of the biggest challenges to achieving sustainability in restaurant design is creating a baseline of expectations across the industry. Read more

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Q+A: Five Questions with Skanska's Chief Sustainability Officer Beth Heider Q+A: Five Questions with Skanska's Chief Sustainability Officer Beth Heider

Green building is progressing beyond sustainable design and toward the question of how the built environment affects human health and well-being. Read more

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USGBC Task Group Announces Deliverables from Google’s $3M Grant USGBC Task Group Announces Deliverables from Google’s $3M Grant

The cross-disciplinary group announced an open application programming interface for manufacturer-supplied material ingredient information and a materials-health certificate. Read more

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