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Sustainable by design - The Green Globes® Building Certification System Gains Momentum


Professional Roofing


8/2016

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Green Globes; building certification; sustainability; LEED; comparison

Although Green Globes has far fewer building certifications compared with LEED, the Green Globes system has some interesting attributes missing from LEED—most notably the on-site evaluations of completed projects. It seems likely roofing contractors will increasingly encounter projects with Green Globes-based requirements because Green Globes is the most established third-party certification system in the U.S. for those looking for an alternative to LEED.


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