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Dropping LEED

Baltimore, one of the first U.S. cities to mandate LEED, has switched to the International Green Construction Code 2012 as an overlay to the city's building, fire, and related codes. Read more

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Regional Distances in LEED Raise Questions

There is confusion among producers about how to determine the distances required to be provided for LEED submittals. Read more

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NRMCA Publishes Concrete in Support of LEED v4

The National Ready Mixed Concrete Association (NRMCA) announced at Greenbuild 2014 held this week in New Orleans that it has published a comprehensive set of industry average environmental impacts for concrete to help its members address the movement toward product transparency in LEED v4. Read more

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NRMCA Publishes Concrete in Support of LEED v4

Concrete Group Publishes Environmental Impacts of Concrete in Support of LEED v4. Read more

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New Report Details Greenbuild 2013 Sustainability Successes

The new report highlights the positive outcomes of sustainability initiatives that were part of  the 2013 Greenbuild International Conference and Expo, held last fall in Philadelphia. Read more

High-tech Stadium for 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil Built with Specialty Cement
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High-tech Stadium for 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil Built with Specialty Cement

The stadium, located in the heart of the Amazon, has an innovative ecological... Read more

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Ernest Maier joins the CarbonCure Family

Ernest Maier solidified their commitment to sustainability today when they announced that they had signed an agreement with CarbonCure Technologies. Read more

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NRMCA Signs On to International Responsible Sourcing Program

The National Ready Mixed Concrete Association (NRMCA) has signed an agreement with several cement and concrete groups from around the world to develop an international responsible sourcing certification program for concrete. Read more

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Regional and Recycled Credits in LEED v4

There are two options for the Sourcing of Raw Materials credit: raw material source and extraction reporting, and leadership extraction practices. Read more

Health Impacts of Products are new Focus in LEED v4
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Health Impacts of Products are new Focus in LEED v4

The USGBC's release of version 4 of the LEED rating system (LEED v4) includes new... Read more

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