Does the LEED standard need to be revised?



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    I think it does.  The problem with LEED is that a building can be certified anywhere.  So a building in the middle of nowhere can be Gold LEED-certified but people need to travel far to get there.  Context doesn’t matter.  That is why LEED-ND (LEED for Neighborhood Development), is coming to the forefront.  It looks beyond individual building to its relationship with its surroundings.

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    I do agree with greenjoy that location and the general context of a building should be considered in the LEED rating system. Also, the LEED rating system should be updated frequently to account for new technology as well as other considerations. 

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