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LEED-bashing Reaches New Heights In Fast Company

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Jan 04, 2012 02:08 AM
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Image credit swanksalot via Creative Commons LEED bashing is all the rage these days, to the point that I have actually found myself in the uncomfortable position of defending it. The current flavour is to pick up on Henry Gifford's $100 million class action lawsuit and complain that LEED buildings are using more energy than they were projected to. But are these complaints valid? Over at Fast Company, Alec Appelbaum describes the Imaginon Children's Center in Charlotte, North Carolina. He writes that "instead of consuming a third less fuel, as expected, Imaginon was using twice as much as predicted." ... Read the full story on TreeHugger






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