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Articles from Environmental Building News

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LEED v4 Tips from Early Adopters: Earn High Ratings Without Added Costs

You can avoid lower LEED v4 scores and keep costs in check. Here’s how—including the pitfalls you need to watch out for.

Finding Products for LEED v4-A Guide

That complicated new Materials and Resources section of LEED v4 that we debated for years? It's here. Are you ready?

New Concepts in LEED v4

Past versions of LEED have helped make FSC and other concepts practically household terms. Where is LEED v4 taking the green building conversation next?

Other LEED articles from EBN

LEED v4 Tips from Early Adopters: Earn High Ratings Without Added Costs

Green Chemistry Meets Green Building

Resilient Design Pilot Credits Added to LEED

Finding HPDs: How We Do It At BuildingGreen

LEED v4 and EPDs: How’s That Market Disruption Working Out for You?

EPDs Will Change How We Build—But Slowly (Executive Summary)

Getting the EPD Credit in LEED v4: Atlanta Stadium

Automatic LEED Points for CALGreen Code Compliance

LEED 101: A Syllabus Supplement for Green Building Coursework

LEED Offers Living Building Challenge Alignment

GreenCircle Will Label Products Eligible for LEED v4

USGBC, Chemical Industry Begin Talks

Standard 189.1 Inches Toward LEED in New Revision

LEED Ahead of Green Globes on Meeting New DOE Standards

Chemical Industry, USGBC Announce Ceasefire

Attacks on LEED Continue in House Spending Bill

One Standard to Rule Them All: LEED, IgCC, 189.1 to Be Parts of Single System

Onsite Verification Part of LEED’s Global Vision

Three Steps To Make Green Globes Part of the Solution

LEED Buildings Still Average in Occupant Satisfaction

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From our LEED blog

Why I’m About to Fail the New, Harder LEED v4 AP Exam

You heard it here first: the new LEED Accredited Professional (LEED AP) exams require a much deeper knowledge of the reference guide.

Is PVC Banned in LEED v4?

Is LEED v4 leading architects to arbitrarily avoid PVC, to the detriment of their projects? The Vinyl Institute says it is. We check the facts. Would PVC-containing products like these carpet tiles from InterfaceFLOR be banned under LEED v4? The short answer is "no." Photo – InterfaceFLOR

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