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Guidelines, Codes & Standards
Jane Rohde, AIA, FIIDA, ASID, ACHA, CHID, LEED AP BD+C & Green Globes - CIEB Assessor Feb 2017

Taking Credit!

The new Certified Multi-Attribute Products and Materials pilot credit encourages specifiers to use products and materials with available life cycle data.

Industry Update
Oct 2015

Mahesh Ramanujam Named Incoming CEO of U.S. Green Building Council

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) Board of Directors has announced that Chief Operating Officer Mahesh Ramanujam has been named incoming chief executive officer.

Guidelines, Codes & Standards
Jane Rohde, Principal, JSR Associates, AIA, FIIDA, ASID, ACHA, CHID LEED AP BD+C, GGA - CIEB Dec 2014

Status on Codes, Standards & Guidelines: Who is Greening Whom?

There are many questions in the “land of green codes,” and being close to the development of sustainable guidelines, standards and codes, it occurred to me that a “primer” outline may be of assistance for those that are trying to understand the different organizations and related documents in relationship to green building.

Sustainability
Jane Rohde, Principal, JSR Associates, AIA, FIIDA, ASID, ACHA, CHID LEED AP BD+C, GGA - CIEB Apr 2014

The Sustainable Healthcare Market: Guidelines, Standards & Codes

The recent Planning Design and Construction  Summit in Orlando, FL, brought together the American Society of Healthcare Engineers (ASHE) and the American Hospital Association (AHA) focusing on the theme of Where Top Industry Perspectives Converge.  Sustainability was one of many topics addressed during the conference.

Sustainability
Jane Rohde, Principal, JSR Associates, AIA, FIIDA, ASID, ACHA, CHID LEED AP BD+C, GGA - CIEB Sep 2013

Environmental Product Declarations: Check it or Spec it?

In the effort to increase the transparency of product content, Environmental Product Declarations (EPDs) are gaining momentum. They are highlighted in both LEED V.4 and Green Globes – New Construction as pathways for compliance.

Sustainability
Jane Rohde, Principal, JSR Associates, AIA, FIIDA, ASID, ACHA, CHID LEED AP BD+C, GGA - CIEB May 2013

How do Vinyl Windows Fit into LEED V.4?

The following list outlines the applicable LEED v.4 credits that utilize windows as a part of a building system in a direct manner.