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Published on 20 Oct 2014 Written by Jay Mehta Posted in LEED

The USGBC call is now open for self-nominations of qualified volunteers to serve on the Integrative Process Working Group.
Apply today through Nov. 23, 2014
To be...

Published on 20 Oct 2014 Written by Adam Maynard Posted in LEED

We’ve always said that LEED is more than a collection of credits—it’s a system supported by a suite of built-in support mechanisms. In the case of LEED v4 for Neighborhood Development, we’ve redesigned the supporting infrastructure to further strengthen the rating system...

Published on 20 Oct 2014 Written by Sara Cederberg Posted in LEED

The USGBC call is now open for self-nominations of qualified volunteers to serve on the Integrative Process Working Group.

Apply today through Nov. 23, 2014

To be...

Published on 20 Oct 2014 Written by Joel Housman Posted in Industry

The new USGBC app enables you to read USGBC publications and articles on your iPad through a beautiful, and easy-to-use interface.

With the app you'll have access to the latest news and articles published on usgbc.org, and you'll have access to all publications...

Published on 20 Oct 2014 Written by Gregory Richards Posted in Industry

Green building doesn’t only improve the built environment—it betters people too. With green, people stretch their skills in any number of ways to develop the best green solutions, and some—maybe you—are lucky enough to devote their careers to this aspect of sustainability...

Published on 20 Oct 2014 Written by Ashley Katz Posted in Greenbuild

Get answers to your burning LEED questions on site at the USGBC at Greenbuild booth (#2101). We'll have LEED subject matter experts on hand to tackle all of your queries. Learn more about the topics below during our office hours: 

LEED Dynamic...

Published on 17 Oct 2014 Posted in Media

MARKET IMPACT

By 2015, an estimated 40-48% of new nonresidential construction by value will be green, equating to a $120-145 billion opportunity1

U.S. respondents to a 2012 international survey projected that 58% of their building activities in 2015 would...

Published on 17 Oct 2014 Written by Charles Jennes Posted in Community

Each year since 2011, the Save Money, Save Energy Home Makeover Sweepstakes has given one lucky winner the opportunity to fulfill their green living dreams with a cash prize to use for home renovations.

We invite you to become a 2015 Sweepstakes sponsor.

As a sponsor, your...

Published on 17 Oct 2014 Written by Aline Peterson Posted in Industry

Talk of algae arriving on the scene as a game-changing source of energy is nothing new; for years there has been significant discussion but not nearly as much action as supporters might like. However, things may be shifting, albeit slowly, toward a more favorable environment for algae to...

Published on 17 Oct 2014 Written by Jason Hartke Posted in Advocacy and policy

Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe arrived yesterday morning at the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) in Richmond, VA, to make a major announcement on energy efficiency. (Yes, you read that correctly; we were at the DMV).  

This particular DMV, through an innovative collaboration...

Published on 17 Oct 2014 Posted in Media

What is LEED? LEED, or Leadership in Energy...

Published on 17 Oct 2014 Posted in Media

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) is committed to a prosperous, healthy and sustainable future through cost-efficient and energy-saving green buildings. USGBC works toward its mission of market transformation through its LEED green building...

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