In last week’s post I elaborated on a few topics that aren’t typically mentioned when discussing LEED. The principles that LEED champions are proudly displayed but the actual workings of the process itself are an entirely different conversation. For today I’ll take you through a basic overview of what you’ll see/do when you first log… Read More Behind the LEEDers: Accessing LEED Online
To anyone developing an interest in building design, their research will inevitably introduce them to the USGBC’s LEED program at some point. USGBC launched its first pilot program in 1998 that would eventually evolve into the latest version, LEED v4. There are tons of websites that offer “The quick study guide to your LEED Green… Read More Behind the LEEDers: An Inside Look at LEED
Although Ohio has recently been on a crash course to undo all things sustainable about our state (SB 310, freezing Ohio’s renewable requirements and HB 483, new location requirements for commercial wind farms), the University of Dayton is joining a movement that can speak volumes about renewable energy, with or without Gov. John Kasich’s support.… Read More University of Dayton Divests from Fossil Fuels!
After reading Slow Death by Rubber Duck (fantastic by the way if you’ve always been suspicious of the products you use) I’ve become much more aware of how truly uninformed I am regarding the products I purchase. I buy shampoo because I’m supposed to, right? Same thing with conditioner; you just need conditioner. But after a… Read More The Green Guide to Cleaning Your Home
I was browsing Reddit during my morning commute (by city bus, whoo mass transit!) and came across a post in the r/engineering subreddit. The post, by u/nat45928 is titled “Civil’s [sic]: Listen to what the locals tell you” and u/nat45928 goes on to describe their recent experience with an engineering/design firm. The firm came out… Read More The Importance of Community Feedback