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LEED v4 IP Credit & Project Delivery: You can fix it, here’s how

Project delivery is the life-blood of our business. It’s the heart and soul of professional practice. And it’s broken. Many clients don’t realize the extent to which the traditional project delivery process impacts their capital and operating costs. Everyone complains about how dysfunctional it is, but here we are…day after day…repeating the insanity. Inflated costs […]

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Putting the Management Back in Change Step 8: LAST BUT NOT LEAST, CULTURE!

In my series, “Putting the Management Back in Change,” I’ve been looking at what it really takes for companies to successfully institutionalize sustainability and truly be “green firms.” I’ve been using Harvard business guru John Kotter’s 8 step model for organizational change as a framework, but I use it to focus on sustainability initiatives. Previously, […]

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Everyone is practicing Integrative Design! Or at least that’s what they say…

(a version of this article appeared in “The Integrated Design Guide to Green Building” by 7Group and Bill Reed) Everyone is practicing Integrative Design! Or at least that’s what they say… What is this mysterious label and what does it mean? How do you know if you are really practicing integrative design or not? How […]

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