Another green money hole

“It’s not just when Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design is followed by the government that taxpayers bear its brunt, though. The program gets you coming and going.”

“Not only does LEED-certification not lead to more energy-efficient buildings, the standards are also detrimental to local businesses who are shut out of government contracts because their products don’t meet the program’s arbitrary product approval.”

““Going green” is making the government ledger go red. This order of waste and taxpayer abuse is a feat even for the Obama White House, and it’s high time it ended.

WILLIAMS: ‘Eco-friendly’ rules fail, except to skyrocket costs — Ineffective new ‘green’ building standards have taxpayers, builders seeing red.

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