CABA Information Series

IS-2005-45: LEED is Broken ... Let's Fix It

This paper, by Auden Schendler and Randy Udall, reviews the original objectives of the LEED certification program, reports on its performance and concludes that improvement is required. One of the concerns focuses on the cost of certification or that going green is not expensive. The paper does suggest that the remarks are the ones of the authors and that a second opinion is recommended. Nevertheless, the report provides an insight on the value of certifying buildings.







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