Almost two years into the use of LEED 2009 ratings system and most project teams are still encountering the system for the first time. When discussing the LEED project boundary, many projects find themselves in a fuzzy area with no definition or direction. Elizabeth Powers discusses the options and methods for deciding your project’s site boundary.
What’s a Woonerf? O’Brien & Company’s Nora Daley-Peng interviews Bill Zosel to find out how this strangely named neighborhood amenity provides a place for community, safe pedestrian access, green space and sustainable design.
Developments in and discoveries of the impact of solid waste disposal and recycling require a new perspective on construction waste management. LEED AP Homes Alistair Jackson discusses the current methods and explores some alternatives.