Over the past week, I have been working to close out entering my continuing education for my LEED AP credentials. This is now the second two-year reporting period I have finished. I know that I really should stay on top of reporting these over the course of the reporting period, but I just can’t get… Read More Another LEED AP CE period down
As a University of Cincinnati alumnae, as well as a past resident adviser at UC, I was very pleased today to read that UC is going to be issuing green bonds to finance the renovation of Scioto Hall, a more than slightly out of date residence hall on the university’s main campus. A few years… Read More UC to Use Green Bonds
Whether you have children or not you are most certainly aware it’s back to school time. Kids are standing out at the bus stops, lines at McDonalds are longer in the morning, and rush hour times seem to have adjusted a bit. Getting all of these kids back into the classroom has another effect as… Read More Back to School with an extra lesson: Sustainability
While LEED is a central topic to this blog, it is not the only measure of energy efficiency. The Environmental Protection Agency has its own Energy Star program through which building owners, managers, etc can upload their building’s energy use. The program then compares your building against buildings of similar type across the country. Your… Read More Buildings Nationwide Compete for Energy Efficiency
The Beautiful Game. The Sport of Kings. America’s Pastime. No matter which sport you like to follow or which team gets you excited, the world of sporting is notoriously wasteful. Golf courses dump hundreds of millions of gallons of water on their pristine greens every year simply so it looks pretty for its members. Football… Read More The ‘Green’ Movement is infecting America’s favorite sport: Football
Hello again! As I mentioned in my previous post we received our LEED comments back today on a project submitted a few months ago. Following the review process the LEED reviewers issue a brief statement about any credits/prerequisites that may have been deemed unacceptable. Here’s the quick way to see all of those comments. First,… Read More How to view LEED review comments
As part of my continuing ‘Behind the LEEDers’ theme, today I’ll be documenting a part of LEED online that I experienced for the first time. We submitted our LEED documentation for one of SHPs projects a few months and today received comments back from the various LEED reviewers who check the documentation contained in LEED… Read More Why Can’t I Edit My LEED Form After Review?