Tag Archives: Green Building Certification Institute

Every Single LEED Point Can Be Challenged

On Wednesday, I began a review of the Green Building Certification Institute’s ("GBCI") LEED Certification Challenge policy.  There are three reasons why the LEED Certification Challenge Policy creates significant risk for all parties involved in a LEED-certified project: (1) Any person can challenge a building’s LEED certification; (2) Any and all LEED points can be challenged; … Continue Reading

GreenBuild Recap Part II: New LEED AP Program Announced

One of the most significant announcements coming out of GreenBuild was the unveiling of the revamped LEED Accredited Professional (AP) program.  Or should I say, programs? There will now be four levels of LEED accreditation:   (1)    LEED Green Associate (2)    LEED Accredited Professional (3)    LEED AP Fellow; and (4)    Legacy LEED AP Additionally, a … Continue Reading