Ready for a new green building standard?

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If you are a regular reader of SmartPlanet’s coverage, you will doubtless be familiar with the U.S. Green Building Council’s well-known framework for organizations seeking to make their facilities (of all types) more energy efficient: the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) system. Now, you’ll need to familiarize yourself with another standard, ISO 50001 for energy management systems. In fact, energy management company Schneider Electric has already latched onto the standard: its global headquarters in France was the first building to earn the standard.

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