How Green Building Standards Can Actually Change People’s Behavior – Kaid Benfield – The Atlantic Cities

by Kaid Benfield

The good news is that Allen’s preliminary analysis suggesting that LEED-ND projects likely will reduce carbon emissions compared to average developments has now been reinforced by newly published research. The even better news is that the new, more in-depth analysis by Ewing and his colleagues now predicts that following the guidance of LEED-ND will likely result in even lower driving rates, and thus greater avoidance of carbon emissions, than did Allen’s analysis.

via How Green Building Standards Can Actually Change People’s Behavior – Kaid Benfield – The Atlantic Cities.

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