Signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the USGBC supporting the use of LEED for Existing Buildings by its facilities.The DOI has also signed a memorandum with the GSA and the USGBC supporting LEED for all partnered projects.

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The first federal entity to certify a LEED project, the Bachelor Enlisted Quarters at the Great Lakes Naval Training Center.

This project was certified under the Pilot version of LEED.

[i] On its website ( the Green Building Council describes itself as “the nation's foremost coalition of leaders from across the building industry working to promote buildings that are environmentally responsible, profitable and healthy places to live and work.” However, as of April 14, 2005, the membership list page did not list any members.

As part of its overall strategy to become a carbon neutral city by 2025, Copenhagen has become the first Scandanavian city to adopt a policy that requires green roofs for all new buildings with roof slopes of less than 30 degrees.

C., began requiring the use of BIM on federally funded projects in 2007 and the industry began to take notice.

t was back in the mid-1990’s when the idea of green buidings was developed and accepted.

Copenhagen presently has 20,000 square meters (over 215,000 square feet) of flat roofs.

It is hoped that as much as 5,000 square meters of new development each year will be covered with vegetation.

Navy has provided support for the development of LEED Residential Construction and participates in the LEED Existing Buildings and Multiple Buildings committees. The legislature amended the Public School Code to provide a financial incentive to public school districts that achieve LEED Silver certification.