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Allison McKenzie  // Posts published by Allison McKenzie

Apple and EPEAT

Apple and EPEAT

I love a lot of things about Apple and my iPhone  is practically permanently affixed to my body. When a company is a s big as Apple, though, and working to remain a leader in among rapidly evolving technologies in tough economic times, they are bound to make a few missteps. Apple has taken a […]

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16 Jul Posted by in LEED | Comments

EDC Magazine Article

EDC Magazine Article

If you subscribe to EDC Magazine make sure you look for an article I wrote in your July issue! The article is titled “How Can I get my School LEED Certified?” and provides a five step process for implementing LEED for Schools: Step 1: Taking the Plunge Step 2: Creating a LEED Roadmap Step 3: […]

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12 Jun Posted by in Greenwashing | 2 comments

Greenwashing at NeoCon 2012

Greenwashing at NeoCon 2012

Well, surprisingly, I didn’t really see much Greenwashing while I was at the Merchandise Mart in Chicago yesterday for NeoCon 2012. Actually, I didn’t see much of a focus on sustainability at all this year which was a little bit surprising and definitely disappointing. Nevertheless, I was there to give an education session on Greenwashing, […]

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05 Jun Posted by in LEED | Comments

LEED 2012 Becomes LEED v4

LEED 2012 Becomes LEED v4

It was officially announced in an email from Rick Fedrizzi, CEO of USGBC, last night that the voting by USGBC members on the acceptance of LEED 2012 is being pushed until June of 2013. Consequently, the new version of LEED is being renamed from “LEED 2012″ to “LEED v4″. If you click on the link […]

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Eco-Charrette 101

Eco-Charrette 101

I often get questions about how to run an eco-charrette for a project. So, in the spirit of being multimedia, I have put together a quick little video titled “A Crash Course in Eco-Charrette Facilitation”. I hope it helps!

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