Ohio lawmakers want to ban LEED certification

March 10, 2014
Ohio lawmakers voted to ban the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design.

Ohio lawmakers voted to ban the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) version 4 certification for government building projects, according to Sourceable.  LEED v4 standards were adopted by the membership of the U.S. Green Building Council, however Ohio lawmakers believe that the “green building system fails to conform to recognized voluntary standard development procedures,” and thus want to ban the certifications.

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