Tag Archives: Tim Kaine

Gov. Kaine Supports LEED and Green Globes

While we have all (or at least I have) been focusing on the federal stimulus and its effect on the green building industry, an interesting development occurred in Virginia that may impact the future of a statewide green building regulation. In past posts, I highlighted Governor Tim Kaine’s attempts to pass a statewide green building … Continue Reading

Governor’s Mansion Goes Green

Last week, we discussed the Virginia General Assembly’s attempts to pass green building legislation in 2008. Virginia Governor Tim Kaine was also forced to weigh in on his preferred green building rating system in 2008.  Previously, in 2007, Governor Kaine indicated his preference for the LEED rating system in Executive Order 48:  “All agencies and … Continue Reading