Monday, November 16, 2009

Starbucks and LEED Certification

Before I continue with my legal issues in green construction series. I have to report about two of my main interests in life these days: Starbucks and LEED certification.

Starbucks is my favorite coffee. In fact, if I must admit it, I am a little obsessed.

They are using their market influence to adopt a practice for LEED certification for all of their new stores. They are also using LED lights. That helps justify my spending $3.50 on a cappuccino. After all, it's for a good cause.

Here's the article:

http://www.reuters.com/article/mnGreenBuildings/idUS32581121620091113