October 2016 President’s Letter – OctoberFEAST AKA Baltimore Architecture Month

Every organization has its seasonal rhythm and meter. And although our entire annual calendar is filled with wonderful, engaging events, there can be no doubt that October represents a unique convergence of several particularly stellar chapter activities. continue reading

IgCC or LEED v4?

October 3, 2016 – At the end of October, the US Green Building Council retires LEED v2009 and the City of Baltimore does the same with the “Baltimore City Green Building Standards” (BCGBS). With these changes, complying with the International Green Construction Code (IgCC) may seem like a simpler path to follow than pursuing a LEED v4 certification. continue reading