Competition is Heating Up in Green and LEED Construction

Policymakers in Washington, DC are looking to break what they claim is a monopoly that’s held by the eco-friendly Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design (LEED) building rating system. The Associated Press reports that several states have all but banned LEED from public contracts, making room for a new player in the market. “A new system known as Green Globes has emerged and marketed itself as a simpler, less expensive alternative,” explains reporter Gosnia Wozniaka. And lobbyists are involved in the discussions, too.

 

http://www.apnewsarchive.com/2013/Eco-friendly-construction-giant-LEED-faces-attacks-from-policymakers,-Oregon-based-rival/id-27f03e78529d482c8d85bce476a34a45?utm_content=buffer648bf&utm_source=buffer&utm_medium=twitter&utm_campaign=Buffer

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