Penn’s Institute for Urban Research looks at LEED, 10 years on

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    The Barnes Foundation received the highest level of environmental friendly LEEDS award in 2012. To reduce the water consumption

    The Barnes Foundation received the highest level of environmental friendly LEEDS award in 2012. To reduce the water consumption

    The standard for evaluating energy efficiency in buildings, the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Green Building Rating System, is now more than a decade old. 

    A panel discussion at Penn’s Institute for Urban Research on Thursday night will look ahead to the next decade. “Healthy Urban Infrastructure” will focus on developing buildings that conserve energy, reduce water consumption and improve indoor air quality.

    NewsWorks Tonight hostd Dave Heller discussed the future of the LEED green building standards and energy policy with Alex Dews, executive director of the Delaware Valley Green Buildings Council.

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