Tag Archives: LEED

A Website for Buildings, Honestly – Honest Buildings

Really a website for buildings?  Yes, Honest Buildings is a brand new beta website that allows users to find and compare information, rating and reviews for every commercial or residential building in the U.S.  Search an address in one of 5,570 cities, and ratings on the building’s walkability, energy use, and LEED compliance shed light […]

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How To Understand Insurance Liability Risks With Green Construction

Many challenges facing risk managers and insurers in developing coverage for “green” construction projects are similar to traditional construction risks with just a few differences. The difference generally being new technology and materials, which are untested and often experimental, and can lead to unfounded expectations. Green construction focus has brought to the table a whole […]

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World Green Building Council Meets at Build Eco Xpo in Singapore

The Build Eco Xpo or BEX Asia 2010, the building exhibition for a greener future, kicked off today in Singapore. The three-day event is focused on building green with eco-friendly, energy efficient building materials, incorporating sustainable design and architecture. BEX Asia is Southeast Asia’s premiere event, attracting over 6,400 visitors from 33 countries and over […]

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LEED Certification Steps up Game With Regular Audits of Green Buildings and Building Automation

The Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) program is constantly evolving, and a desirable LEED certification doesn’t necessarily mean a structure and its operations is the same green project the LEED organization endorses. LEED-Certified buildings are expected not only to gain certification for their building automation projects, but to continue maintaining their low environmental impact […]

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