The July 2016 quarterly LEED rating system and reference guide addenda are now available. 

To view the changes:


Ten new LEED Interpretations were published (10440-10449). Existing LEED Interpretations 10421 and 5001 were updated.



The LEED v4 Reference Guide for Building Operations and Maintenance was updated to address the new building type, existing multifamily projects. To see all corrections, download the Reference Guide Tables.

Recently published pilot credits

Five pilot credits were published this quarter: two on Energy and Atmosphere, one on Integrative Process, one on Materials and Resources, and one on Water Efficiency.

Form and calculator updates

Six offline calculators have been updated. Based on feedback, calculator updates are now published in the addenda database along with a description of the changes on the date that the calculator was updated.


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Call for volunteers: LEED Committees and Advisory Groups

USGBC is looking for innovative sustainability professionals and experts in the design, construction and operations of buildings and communities to join one of our many LEED committees. The deadline to apply is Monday, Aug. 15. Learn more.


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