By Robert Archer · December 8, 2017 • LEED-friendly cabinets made of concrete and recycled materials make Terra's new Katahdin speakers "pretty dead" for audio, and pretty good for the environment.
By Jason Knott · October 23, 2015 • Integrator spends half as much time scoping and installing high-tech LEED-H Sunset Green Home project compared to conventional home.
By Jason Knott · June 5, 2012 • The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) will delay LEED 2012 to June 1, 2013 to give the construction industry more time comment on revisions. New guidelines are renamed LEED v4.
By Jason Knott · March 28, 2012 • 2012 International Green Construction Code (IgCC) to serve as a new model code to be adopted for state and local energy-efficient construction codes.
By Jason Knott · February 23, 2012 • Study cites 50 percent more injuries among construction workers on LEED structures vs. traditional buildings, noting increased risk of electrical shock and ladder falls for lighting controls specifically.
By Jason Knott · October 5, 2011 • USGBC announces new partners for LEED Automation program, but it's all about software to get green-build certified and has nothing to do with home technology.
By Jason Knott · August 29, 2011 • Study reveals new LEED homes sell for 8% more, while existing LEED homes sell for 30% more. Energy efficient homes in general sell 18 days faster than comparable units.
By Jason Knott · August 18, 2011 • The United States District Court in New York City today dismissed in its entirety the $100 million lawsuit brought against the U.S. Green Building Council
By CE Pro Editors · July 20, 2011 • Frankel Building Group constructs 58 LEED-certified, custom-built homes that feature Crestron automation systems.
By Jason Knott · July 18, 2011 • IES uses Elk Products' M1 controller to cost-effectively outfit central Virginia's first LEED platinum home with lighting control, energy management and security.
By Ron Callis · March 7, 2011 • Homeowner scraps idea of LEED-certified home to focus on "using the best technologies for an efficient home, inside and out."
By Jason Knott · March 2, 2011 • USGBC pinpoints Washington D.C. and Nevada as the top locations for LEED-certified projects in 2010.
By Ron Callis · December 6, 2010 • Homeowner considers scraping idea of LEED home, saying "there is absolutely no benefit to me to reach LEED Silver Status."
By Ron Callis · November 2, 2010 • The idea behind this project is to help others better understand LEED, energy management and integration.
By Jason Knott · October 20, 2010 • Alleges false advertising, monopoly tactics and LEED buildings are actually 29% less energy efficient than conventionally-built structures.