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Building HVAC Science

Aug 17, 2018

What is LEED?

Who is involved in LEED?

Why should I care about LEED?


In today’s episode, Bill Spohn welcomes one of the leaders in the green building industry, Charlie Cichetti, Owner of Green Building Education Services ( and the Sustainable Investment Group (


Charlie covers the history of LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) as well as recent changes and where things are headed in the future. We hear about the shift in focus from buildings to the people that work, live and play in buildings.


Charlie shares with us details from his career and passion for the industry and the work he does. He also hosts a podcast where he recently interviewed Bill Spohn. You’ll find it here: Green Building Matters Podcast, Episode 26:


Several times we note the Well Building Standard ( as well as other standards and a new health oriented commercial building certification sponsored by the Centers for Disease Control (US CDC) called FitWel (