Beta users test streamlined LEED v4 certification process

Sources: U.S. Green Building Council, Washington, D.C.; CP staff

USGBC cites nearly 100 building projects across the globe where project principals are using guidelines of LEED v4, the next version of the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design green building program.

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Basalite, Central Concrete, Pankow team on Living Building Challenge milestone job

Sources: CarbonCure Technologies, Halifax, N.S.; University of California, Davis (UC Davis); CP staff

UC Davis officials indicate that their latest campus addition, the Jess S. Jackson Sustainable Winery, is set to be the first university building to carry Living Building Challenge Net Zero Energy certification—owing to construction phase material specifications and long-term resource efficiency.

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