Green building legal expert, Shari Shapiro, fires a shot across the bow of those claiming LEED is a fraud:
If developers were really experiencing energy performance vastly out of proportion to their expectations, wouldn’t there be suits by developers against their design professionals and/or the USGBC?
If the Federal government, with one of the largest portfolios of LEED buildings, were really disappointed by their performance, wouldn’t they stop using the system?
If design professionals were spending money to obtain worthless credentials, then wouldn’t architects (whose profession is down something like 50%) be lining up to demand their money back?
If the problems that Gifford alleges are so