10 years of looking forward
Lloyd Alter (@lloydalter)
Design / Green Architecture
July 20, 2012
The LEED green building rating system is under serious attack; the entire plastics industry has set up a new lobby group to fight LEED's possible creation of three dinky points for designing buildings that don't poison occupants. But they are big and rich and aren't going to let this happen without a fight. Read about how Plastic People Set Up "American High-Performance Buildings Coalition" To Fight Restrictions on Plastics in Green Building. if you want to see what horrible stuff these guys peddle and that green building wants to eliminate, read What Are The Plastic People So Afraid Of That They Want To Kill LEED?
Other views on the same subject: Joel Mackower asks Will the plastics industry kill LEED? while Tristan Roberts describes The New Anti-Leed.
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