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Potluck: Beyond LEED
by Carol Bodensteiner and Mary Gottschalk
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1 March 2012
On 1 March 2012 The Iowan reported:
More and more new or renovated structures in Iowa trumpet their commitment to reducing demands on air, water, and energy resources -- some even achieving platinum status in LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certification (currently the highest level recognized by the U.S. Green Building Council). The folks at the Sustainable Living Center (SLC) in Fairfield, Iowa are aiming higher.
It is a joy for Global Good News service to feature this news, which indicates the success of the life-supporting programmes Maharishi has designed to bring
fulfilment to the field of education.
Rising to the Living Building Challenge (an international performance-based certification program) and incorporating both Building Biology principles and Maharishi Vedic architecture guidelines, the design of the SLC introduces such features as the use of naturally hygroscopic materials to self-regulate humidity, the use of natural building materials, and complete water and energy self-sufficiency—the ability to go off the grid.
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