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features

+ Measure of Success

The LEED Dynamic Plaque keeps score on a building’s behavior

+ Building a Legacy

At the William J. Clinton Presidential Center and Park, one building from the past and another from the present anchor a campus designed with an eye toward the future.

+ Path to Green

Two industry giants take broad steps to continue on their sustainable journey.

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The path to sustainability can be analogous with Robert Frost’s poem, The Road Not Taken. For those choosing the path of sustainability it has made all the difference.   Sandra Wagner is a professional lettering artist based in Indianapolis, Indiana. She created her interpretation of Frost’s poem, The Road Not Taken, with hand-painted rice papers collaged onto canvas with acrylic paint added using both brush and rollers. Credit: © Sandra Wagner

LEED impact categories

+ community

ADVANCE offers low-cost strategies with high-impact results when greening our communities

+ climate change

SUNY’s College of Environmental Science and Forestry opens the doors to its Gateway Center-an unparalleled model of green building design.

+ green economy

Texas comes out as a frontrunner in the Property Assessed Clean Energy model.

departments

+ LEED ON

Letter from our leaders

+ energy

USGBC’s Performance Excellence in Electricity Renewal (PEER) program takes LEED-like striders toward transforming power systems.

+ products

Innovative building products

+ local pulse

Q & A with Helen Kessler, FAIA, LEED Fellow, president of HJKessler Associates, Adjunct Professor at Northwestern University.

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Painting by Sandra Wagner