07 Oct '11, 5am

Greenbuild 2011 Roundup, Day 2: More LEED Volume Certs, Wood Wars Rage On, & More

Greenbuild 2011 Roundup, Day 2: More LEED Volume Certs, Wood Wars Rage On, & More

We're rounding the corner on Greenbuild 2011 , with the event closing up shop on Friday. In addition to Leslie Guevarra's report from the show floor yesterday , and our coverage of Microsoft's building IT retrofit , a number of other stories hit the wires, including the following: • Marriott Gets LEED Volume Certs for Three Brands: Green Lodging News reported that Marriott has edged closer to its goal of 300 LEED-certified hotels by 2015 with its announcement that its Courtyard, TownePlace Suites and Residence Inn have all earned LEED Volume pre-certification. The prototype for the Courtyard hotels expects each building to save $100,000 in upfront costs and will pay for itself in less than six years. • Enviros Slam USGBC for Weaseling on Wood: Four environmental advocacy groups -- Forest Ethics, the Rainforest Action Network, Greenpeace and the National Wildlife Federation...

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