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LEED Is Not An Excuse To Demolish And Build A Monster Home

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Jan 04, 2012 02:10 AM
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Image credit JosephIWMolto , Wikipedia Commons Donovan Rypkema once suggested that LEED was an acronym for " Lunatic Environmentalists Enthusiastically Demolishing ." In Toronto recently, there was a case of blatant misuse of LEED, using it as an excuse to knock down a bungalow to replace it with a house 2-1/2 times the area and double the height of any other in sight, (with a tower that is even higher) but hey, it's OK, because it's gonna be LEED Certified. ... Read the full story on TreeHugger





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