TITLE

Paying for Itself

AUTHOR(S)
Wilkinson, Ron
PUB. DATE
July 2009
SOURCE
American School & University;Jul2009, Vol. 81 Issue 12, p19
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the U.S. Green Building Council's LEED certification for educational facilities. This certification is awarded to a facility which is designed to conserve resources and use energy more efficiently. The LEED for Existing Buildings program is in its third version. The first program was simply LEED-EB, a resource- and pollution-conscious operating plan. INSETS: A regional LEED bonus;NOTABLE.
ACCESSION #
43771134

 

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