Sources: U.S. Green Building Council, Washington, D.C.; CP staff
USGBC has marked a turning point in its Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design green building program, unveiling LEED v4 in Philadelphia, host city for the 2013 Greenbuild International Conference and Expo.
Source: CP staff
The U.S. Green Building Council’s successor to the LEED 2009 rating system keeps provisions for project rating points in the construction phase, including the use of mixes containing recycled materials, or specifying pervious concrete, permeable pavers or conventional flatwork for storm water site containment or to limit heat island effect.
Sources: U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), Washington, D.C.; CP staff
USGBC and Underwriter Laboratories’ UL Environment have announced an industry-first partnership with targeted initiatives focused on increasing disclosure, awareness and transparency of building product composition and manufacturing processes.
Source: National Ready Mixed Concrete Association, Silver Spring, Md.
The NRMCA Manufacturers, Products & Services (MPS) Division is accepting nominations through December 31 for the 2014 Concrete Cares Award, recognizing a producer member for outstanding contributions in community service.