New LEED Standards Coming Soon

With an 87% majority vote, LEED v4 was officially adopted by the USBCG and will launch this fall. The newest LEED standards will be fully launched at the Greenbuild Conference & Expo, right here in Philadelphia. This event is an … Continued

Green Building Still on the Rise

A recent study by McGraw-Hill Construction shows that green building is expected to grow in the next five years. Construction experts think that by 2017, more than 60% of their work will be green building. Factors such as lower operating … Continued

Is Your LEED Building Actually Sustainable?

When constructing a LEED certified building, owners expect the end result to be a sustainable and energy efficient workspace. Most assume that the additional upfront costs will pay dividends later when their building has a lower footprint than a non-LEED … Continued

New Green Building Standards Delayed

The much anticipated update to LEED has been delayed by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). Adoption of the new standards isn’t likely until June 2013 at the earliest. The new version will now be referred to as LEED v4 instead … Continued