Tag: Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design

Army Corps helps USMA West Point Cadets prepare for what comes next

By JoAnne Castagna, Ed.D. James Gagliano has carried a valuable lesson with him that he learned 37 years ago as a cadet at the U.S....

Digital Merges With Physical When Virtual Reality Meets BIM

By Sofia Jaramillo Building information modeling (BIM) was the natural progression for modern construction projects. Established in the 1970s, it’s used to capture design...

BIA Launches New US-Canada Industrywide Clay Brick EPD

Contributes Toward LEED v.4.0 and v.4.1 Materials and Resources Requirements RESTON, Va., Nov. 5, 2020 — The Brick Industry Association (BIA) announces that clay brick can now contribute toward fulfillment of Materials and Resources...

Topping off LEED Certification with a Green Roof

By Tommy Linstroth The crowning achievement of Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification can be made a little more reachable by incorporating green...

What is LEED for Green Buildings?

LEED stands for the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, which is a building certification by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). The motive...

4 Steps on the Path to LEED Mastery

By Tommy Linstroth It’s a new year for the construction industry, and 2020 will an exciting time to pursue Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design...

USGBC announces 2018 Top 10 states for LEED Green Building

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) released its annual list of Top 10 States for LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design). Illinois topped the list, which ranks states based on the number of LEED certified square feet per person.

Steel industry releases guide to LEED v4 Certification

The Steel Market Development Institute (SMDI) released a guide to using steel construction products for the latest version of the U.S. Green Building Council’s Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) green building certification program. The guide, “LEED v4 for Steel Products Used in Construction Applications,” will help construction professionals understand how steel products can earn points toward LEED v4 certification.

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