Photo by istockphoto.com Pilot program lets buildings qualify for LEED based on lower requirements. Related Links: U.S. Green Building Council EPA's Energy Star program Members of the buildings sector are applauding the U.S. Green Building Council's decision to delay the release of the next version of its popular green-building rating system, called LEED. In the meantime, debate rages on over the content of the draft revision. Consequently, USGBC is holding an unprecedented fifth public comment period on the latest draft, from Oct. 2 to Dec. 10.The delay follows a torrent of comments, some 22,000 so far, that greeted the fourth
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