N.C. lawmakers seek to block state's use of LEED certification

04/14/2013 | American City Business Journals

The North Carolina House will consider legislation that would prevent the use of LEED certification for public projects. The legislation would bar the use of eco-rating systems that disadvantage North Carolina businesses, and it would require the use of two timber-certification standards that have been excluded from LEED. "It's not calling LEED by name. But it's anti-LEED," says Emily Scofield of the U.S. Green Building Council's North Carolina chapter.

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