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Thursday, September 23, 2010

USGBC Expands Data Collection from LEED Buildings - BuildingGreen.com #LEED

Do you trust your design and engineering?

Source: http://www.buildinggreen.com/auth/article.cfm/2010/8/20/USGBC-Expands-Data-Collection-from-LEED-Buildings/

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) has begun collecting energy- and water-use data from LEED-certified buildings, and is promising preliminary performance reports for building owners participating in its Building Performance Partnership (BPP) by November 2010. In 2009 USGBC announced that buildings certified under LEED 2009 would be required share energy- and water-use data

However, the reporting requirement raised fears that a project could lose a LEED certification due to poor performance, or that unflattering data would become public. USGBC has worked to allay those fears. As stated by a press release about BPP, “no building will be decertified for performance or a performance gap,” and USGBC has promised that public reports of data will be anonymous, while owners will receive tailored reports. Read the entire article: USGBC Expands Data Collection from LEED Buildings - BuildingGreen.com


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