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Industry Forms Group to Lobby on Sustainable Building Standards

10:31 AM MDT | July 19, 2012 | Kara Sissell

ACC, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and 25 other industry groups have formed the American High-Performance Buildings Coalition (Washington) aimed a developing sustainable building standards “based on consensus and scientific performance data.” The new group is in response to a revision the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED), a voluntary, 100-point rating system used for ranking new buildings for energy efficiency and other sustainability factors. One of ACC’s concerns is  that a proposed chemicals of concern list would...

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