• The LEED Green Associate, as a Viable Alternative for Architects and Other Design Professionals
  • Douglas P. Casper
The 2009 Timeline allowed for individuals who were not members of Green Project Teams (in other words, working on a LEED Registered projects) to sit for the LEED Accredited Professional (AP) Accreditation exams. The deadline for this was extended from May 1st to the end of June, which resulted in a flurry of activity... Read Article
  • Construction Waste Management – the Sleeping Giant
  • Douglas P. Casper
Responsible handling of construction waste is quickly rising to the forefront of concerns that construction professionals have to grapple with. It has always been lurking in the background, however – now, with increased interest in complying with various sustainable design guidelines, as well as an urge to satisfy basic yearnings for a cleaner, more energy efficient world, it appears intractably lodged in our collective consciousness as an issue that must be dealt with.... Read Article
  • The Bill-What Green Laws Are Presently On The Books And How Do They Affect How We Practice Architecture And Engineering In The Tri-State Area?
  • Douglas P. Casper
Up until now, most Green building requirements have been strictly voluntary in nature and, for that reason, unevenly followed. Now, with the advent of sweeping regulations being put forward by the city, as well as some of the public authorities that situation is changing dramatically.... Read Article