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Sunday, 15 January 2012
Recognition of Certified Wood Products in LEED: Third Draft

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USGBC has announced that a third and final public comment period on the revised LEED 2012 Standards and additional changes to LEED Materials and Resources credits that recognize the use of certified wood products will be open for consultation from March 1st to 20th, 2012.

The CaGBC encourages all Canadians with an interest in this issue to review the proposed Benchmark and comment if they have an opinion or thoughts they wish heard. The LEED Canada rating systems are adapted from the USGBC rating systems, so it is important that Canadians provide their input.

Visit, on March 1st, 2012 to view the latest draft.

Useful Links:

·         USGBC, LEED Rating System Drafts:

·         Canadian Green Building Council (CaGBC):

·         Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) U.S.:

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