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December 6, 2013

Big battle in green building world: LEED vs. upstart rival Green Globes

By GOSIA WOZNIACKA
Associated Press

PORTLAND — An eco-friendly building rating system that has powered a green arms race across the nation now faces a challenge from policymakers and an upstart rival.

LEED, the longstanding king of green construction and renovation projects, has become a de facto brand in cities such as Portland where sustainable growth has been the rage for years.


 
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