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Audits Show Green Buildings Don't Save Energy
"Some Buildings Not Living Up to Green Label," the New York Times notes that buildings built to the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) standard aren't saving energy as expected.
Revelations that many buildings certified as green under a broadly accepted national standard for energy savings are not performing as well as predicted recently prompted changes to the program and are forcing San Francisco officials to consider amending city rules that are tied to the older guidelines.
Edited 9/20/2009 2:54 pm ET by rez