Nucor opposes NC bill blocking LEED

May 15, 2013 | 04:25 PM | Samuel Frizell

Tags  LEED, North Carolina, Ruth Samuelson, Nucor, Steel Dynamics, locally sourced materials, American Iron and Steel Institute, AISI Michele Presnell

NEW YORK — The North Carolina House of Representatives has passed a bill that would effectively block the use of Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) ratings for public projects, a move that Nucor Corp. protested because it could hurt steel mills in the region that sell construction-related products.

The LEED rating awards credits or points to building projects based on energy efficiency, water conservation and material sourcing. A number of major steel industry players—including Charlotte, N.C.-based Nucor; Steel Dynamics Inc., Fort Wayne, Ind.; and the American Iron and Steel Institute, Washington—are organizational members of the U.S. Green Building Council, which established the LEED rating.....

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