WASHINGTON — On Monday, August 1, the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) opened the second public comment period for the proposed update to its Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) green building rating system, according to a press release.
The comment period is the next step in the continuous improvement process and ongoing development of the LEED program and will close on September 14, 2011, the release stated.
According to the release, the drafts currently available for public comment feature updated language and scorecards and include responses to comments with points associated with all credits.
Members of the public can comment on any changes made since the first comment period, which ran from November 8, 2010, until January 19, 2011, the release noted.
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