New LEED Version Getting Field Tests

Washington, DC, May 31, 2013 -- The U.S. Green Building Council said that nearly 100 building projects worldwide are already using LEED v4 by participating in the LEED v4 beta.

The beta project teams are helping USGBC validate and improve LEED v4 implementation and testing support resources such as reference guide content and LEED Online forms.

USGBC’s said its goal is to fine-tune the LEED user experience during the beta period, before LEED v4 launches this fall, based on suggestions and input from the beta project teams.

“The truth of the matter is that LEED v4 is much more practical,” said Theresa Lehman, LEED Fellow and director, Sustainable Services, Miron Construction Co. Inc., working on Lake Mills Elementary School in Lake Mills, Wis.