Eissenberg, Mike; Qualk, James D.; Schultz, Carl C.
February 2010
Heating/Piping/Air Conditioning Engineering;Feb2010, Vol. 82 Issue 2, p8
The article discusses the issues behind the cost of building sustainable architecture. The study of the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) reveals that there is minimal cost premiums for constructing green buildings in excess of 250,000 square feet. The construction of building which seeks the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification has higher costs compared to those which do not pursue the said ceritification.


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