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Interested in having your voice heard regarding improving the LEED Green Building Rating System? You’re in luck!
The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) Board of Directors has voted unanimously to open LEED 2009 for public comment. This is a huge step in the right direction to improve upon an already hugely successful program in the much needed green building movement. The LEED Green Building Rating System is an ever-evolving process and they realize that fact. Thus, the invitation to public comment/suggestions.
The meeting will cover 3 main areas:
- LEED 2009 – LEED Rating System updates/revisions
- Revision and Evolution of the LEED Certification process
- LEED online v3
You’ve got to hurry, though. The meeting is this Wednesday, June 11, 2008 at 2 PM EDT. Here’s all the info listed below that you’ll need to have your voice heard.
First and foremost, you should read a few documents prior to the LEED 2009 meeting.
A message from USGBC’s President, CEO and Founding Chair; Rick Fedrizzi
LEED 2009 Vision and Executive Summary
LEED Rating Systems public comment process
LEED v3 Meeting Information
Verify your particular media player prior to the meeting
LEED 2009 Credit and Credit Interpretation Requests (CIR) Alignment Overview
LEED 2009 Credit Weightings Tool
LEED 2009 Regional Adaptation Overview
How Do I Participate in the LEED v3 2009 Webcast?
- Go here: LEED 2009 Webcast Information
- Enter your name and email address
- Enter the meeting password: buildgreen
- Click “Join”
- Follow the instructions
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