Study finds $1/sq. ft. savings in Green Globes vs. LEED certification process
- Published: Wednesday, 21 May 2014 10:58
- Written by Concrete News
Source: Green Building Initiative, Portland, Ore.; CP staff
The Green Building Initiative’s Green Globes is less expensive to conduct and faster to complete than the U.S. Green Building Council’s Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design certification, according to a GBI-cited study of costs attending a recently completed building—bearing three Green Globes and LEED Gold certification—at Drexel University’s West Philadelphia campus.