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What Architects Should Know About LEED V4, in Brief

What Architects Should Know About LEED V4, in Brief | SCUP Links | Scoop.it
More than four years after its predecessor, and one year later than originally planned, LEED v4 will be launched at Greenbuild 2013. Was the wait worth it?
Society for College and University Planning (SCUP)'s insight:

The USGBC built in an overlap period, until June 1, 2015, in which projects can be registered to become certified under LEED 2009 or LEED v4. Then there's no wading back.

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Why the green building industry needs to pay attention to tenants

Why the green building industry needs to pay attention to tenants | SCUP Links | Scoop.it
It's time for the building industry to shift from develpment to maintenance, using a life cycle approach.
Society for College and University Planning (SCUP)'s insight:

SCUP agrees: "Taking the long view, and systematically planning and delivering performance across the entire facility life cycle, is critical to meeting sustainability objectives and helping buildings achieve their full economic and environmental potential."

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SCUP 2013 North Atlantic One-Day

SCUP 2013 North Atlantic One-Day | SCUP Links | Scoop.it

October 4, 2013 | Gateway Community College | New Haven, CT

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LEEDing the Way to Change

In 2012, Gateway Community College (GCC) celebrated the official opening of its new downtown New Haven campus with an August 29 ribbon-cutting attended by hundreds of stakeholders, including politicians, donors, officials from higher education, faculty, staff, members of the community, and most importantly—GCC students. That day represented over a decade of persistence and leadership spearheaded by the college’s president, Dorsey L. Kendrick, to provide a high-quality educational experience for all students in the New Haven region. This state-of-the-art urban campus was realized through a culmination of effort, advocacy, planning, and rigorous negotiations. The result is a college campus that is not only conducive to learning, but exists as an integral thread of the downtown New Haven landscape. 

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