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LEED version 3 - Certification/Decertification

By George Nicholos When the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) recently rolled out version 3 of the Leadership and Environmental Design (LEED) green building rating system in July of 2009, the question of whether a building's LEED certification could be taken away or the building decertified...

Green Patent Blog: Building Immunity: Are Green Skills Certifiers Untouchable After LEED Win?

Last year several individuals, including a green building consultant, an architect, and an engineer, sued the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) in federal court in New York, alleging that the organization made false or misleading statements in connection with its Leadership in Energy and Environmental...