The Embodiment of a Mission

Coleman, Marie
November 2009
Environmental Design & Construction;Nov2009, Vol. 12 Issue 11, p50
Trade Publication
In this article, the author discusses the attainment of the Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design Green (LEED) Platinum certification by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) for its new headquarters in Washington, D.C. The author says that the headquarters' vision is to embody the mission of USGBC by establishing an environmentally-friendly office. He claims that the headquarters is a testament to sustainability of the building and construction industries as leaders in a new economy.


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