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First Living Building Challenge Projects certified

The first three Living Building Challenge projects have been certified. This is great news, it's a very ambitious program that lays down some strong markers for what a truly healthy / sustainable building might look like.

Link: http://ilbi.org/lbc/certified

Asked by Jesse Thompson
Posted Oct 12, 2010 7:40 PM ET

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Jesse,
Any idea if there is more detail published on any of these projects? I am interested in seeing exactly how these buildings earned some of their "petals".

Answered by Lucas Durand
Posted Oct 18, 2010 7:11 PM ET

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http://www.eomega.org/omega/about/ocsl/gallery/

Here's some info about one of the projects.

Answered by TJ Elder
Posted Oct 18, 2010 8:16 PM ET

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http://www.islandnet.com/~anngord/downloads/eco-sense-brochure-2008-08.pdf

Here's info on another of the projects. I find this more inspiring than the one above, including this quote: "If it's not affordable it's not sustainable."

Answered by TJ Elder
Posted Oct 18, 2010 8:43 PM ET

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Thanks Thomas. There is a link in the PDF brochure that leads to another website:
http://www.islandnet.com/~anngord/
which has a link to another PDF:
http://www.islandnet.com/~anngord/downloads/eco-sense-info-sheet.pdf
which contains some interesting information.
Thanks again.

Answered by Lucas Durand
Posted Oct 19, 2010 1:05 PM ET

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Ha. Just noticed it's all the same website. Need more coffee I guess.

Answered by Lucas Durand
Posted Oct 19, 2010 1:06 PM ET

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