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 […]
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!
I’ve been a regular blood donor ever since college, but in the past week, I’ve made a slightly bigger commitment to sharing my bodily resources by joining the Morrow Donor Registry. I’m young and healthy, and it just seems like making my bone marrow available to someone who desperately needs a marrow transplant is the […]
Not too long ago, I was sitting in the patient chair at my dentist’s office, chatting with the dental hygienist as she started to clean my teeth. This particular person had not worked on my mouth before, so we were covering the basics of “do you have kids?” and “what do you do for a […]
A few months ago, in my two part piece on why green schools matter (Why Do Green Schools Matter? Part 1 and Why Do Green Schools Matter? Part 2), I talked about London Middle School, which was completed this past Fall and was then in the process of pursuing LEED Platinum certification. I am very […]
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