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Are “Green-Certified” Buildings Actually Sustainable?

by Paul Greenwalt, EIT and Morena Sanidad, P.E., LEED AP BD+C This article is part of Wood Harbinger’s newsletter series. Sustainability has a broad definition that at its core is about survival, now and into the future. In the built environment, energy efficiency and conservation are major factors affecting sustainability. Building owners—and the project teams […]

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LEED vs. Green Globes: A Commissioning Outlook

By Nick Baker, E.I.T. CCP, GPCP, LEED AP BD+C This article is part of Wood Harbinger’s newsletter series. The LEED vs. Green Globes debate is a hot topic in the AEC world. Just Google “LEED vs Green Globes” and have fun sorting through the variety of articles. In last summer’s Sustainability edition of Wood Harbinger’s […]

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LEED vs Green Globes: An MEP Point of View

By Paul Johnson, P.E., LEED AP BD+C This article is part of Wood Harbinger’s newsletter series. Washington State has a history as a staunch supporter of sustainable design. We were the first state to make green building the law in 2005, requiring that publicly funded major facility projects attain at least LEED Silver certification. There […]

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