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Kaiser goes for the gold: LEED certification for all major projects
San Francisco Business Times

Kaiser Permanente, the Oakland-based healthcare giant, plans to score LEED gold certification for all its new major projects going forward — a move signaling that the green building movement is gaining traction outside of the hot spots like the Bay Area. In San Francisco, achieving LEED certification is about as impressive as getting a driver’s license when you turn 16: everybody does it. But, once you get out of the city or the region, LEED certification is not as common.