What is it? BREEAM (the Building Research Establishment Environmental Assessment Methodology) is the standard green building rating system in the United Kingdom. The Building Research Establishment (BRE), based in London, manages the implementation, development and assessments of BREEAM. Founded in 1990, BREEAM is earliest sustainability assessment tool for buildings.
￼ ￼ What is the Clean Energy Ministerial? The Seventh Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM7) was held in San Francisco, California on June 1-2nd, 2016 and presents a great opportunity for LEED professionals. CEM7 congregates various energy ministers with the aim to further advance, challenge and highlight the adoption of clean energy production. After the Paris […]
Solar panels are incorporated in every renewable energy strategy. There are a few key flaws or design considerations for solar panels including; heat dissipation and land use. However, there is a recently untapped resource for photovoltaic installation locations.
Tampa Florida is pioneering the development of an entire city district; 40 acres will convert into a mixed use development project. The development surrounds the Amalie Arena, where the Tampa Bay Lightning and the Tampa Bay Storm play. The project is expected to break ground in 2016, with $2 Billion earmarked for the renovations for […]
LEED certification is generally thought of as new building specialty. There are a number of buildings which have juggled a seemingly difficult task of balancing preservation and energy efficiency. These are not the first historical buildings to receive retrofitting with energy efficiency in mind. A few of the most iconic buildings in America became LEED […]
As the demand for Green Buildings increases, someone who is starting out in the field needs to have ways to distinguish themselves as Green Architects. One method that professionals in the Green Building Industry have to distinguish themselves as knowledgeable in Green Building is to obtain an accreditation from LEED. While the general public is […]
LEED and Green Globes are Green Building rating systems used in both the United States and Canada. Both systems focus on providing tools for developers of Green Buildings by using online assessments and rating systems. These rating systems are very valuable tools for developers who are looking to create Green Buildings, as they provide information […]
Are you ready to take your career to the next level? Congratulations on your decision to pursue a LEED credential. We at GBRI have prepared this info-graphic to walk you through the 9 most important things you should know before you take the LEED AP Exam. This Tutorial is also available as a video on […]
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Whether or not you’re a green building professional, you’ve probably heard of Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design (LEED), which recognizes best-in-class building strategies and practices in more than 147 countries and territories around the world. But did you know that LEED doesn’t just certify buildings; it also accredits professionals? Tiers of LEED Accreditation There […]