LEED-NC Is From Mars, LEED-EB Is From Venus

September 2009
Heating/Piping/Air Conditioning Engineering;Sep2009, Vol. 81 Issue 9, p28
The article reports of the improve synchronization of the Energy and Atmosphere (EA) categories of the U.S. Green Building Council's (USGBC) Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) for New Construction and Major Renovations and LEED for Existing Buildings: Operations and Maintenance green building rating systems. Both system needs a minimum level of energy or energy efficiency performance. It notes that the modeled versus actual energy performance issue is hard to overcome.


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