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Worker Safety on LEED Projects Questioned

A new study out of the University of Colorado–Boulder suggests that LEED buildings are more likely to place construction workers in danger than are their conventional counterparts. While the results of the new study, to be published in April 2012 in the Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, are getting a skeptical view among the LEED community, the authors insist that the effect of design choices on the safety of construction workers should be a stronger consideration for architects.

Published March 16, 2012

Roberts, T. (2012, March 16). Worker Safety on LEED Projects Questioned. Retrieved from