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Monday, December 28, 2009

LEED Innovation Credit - Pilot Program

Cool idea. Really taking the "Innovation" from the ID credit to a new level... as well as giving us technology geeks an opportunity to get credit for really thinking out of the box.

Prospective LEED projects will now have the opportunity to earn an Innovation in Design point by pilot-testing credits listed in the U.S. Green Building Council’s (USGBC) new LEED Pilot Credit Library.

Launched in October 2009, the credit library is meant to encourage project teams to provide feedback on credits still in development and to enable USGBC to incorporate field-tested credits into the LEED rating systems on an ongoing basis. Six proposed credits, including one on life-cycle assessment (LCA), have been listed in the credit library and are currently open for pilot testing. For more information, visit

Original source: Building Green