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Published on 29 Mar 2017 Written by Steph Leonard Posted in Community

On International Women’s Day (March 8), USGBC Minnesota gathered women active in green building to celebrate our collective power and inspire our future at the ...

Published on 29 Mar 2017 Written by Steph Leonard Posted in Center for Green Schools

Green schools are growing strong in Minnesota. Take a look at what USGBC Minnesota is up to this spring:

Green Schools Roundtable

On Feb. 23, USGBC Minnesota participated in the first Green Schools Roundtable,...

Published on 29 Mar 2017 Written by Emily Riordan Posted in Community

USGBC Nevada and Green Alliance are rolling out the green carpet to celebrate the best of sustainability in Nevada....

Published on 29 Mar 2017 Written by Sandra Doherty Posted in Community

USGBC North Carolina congratulates its 2017 Market Leadership Advisory Board member Alicia Ravetto, FAIA, LEED Fellow, on...

Published on 28 Mar 2017 Written by Anjanette Green Posted in Community

USGBC Northern California and stok partnered for the second installment in their...

Published on 28 Mar 2017 Written by Meghan Hazer Posted in Industry

Sustainable design, once unconventional, has become the norm for many developments. Health-promoting design is emerging as a new trend, due in part to the realization that how we build matters...

Published on 28 Mar 2017 Written by Logan Taylor Posted in Industry

Building to a superior level of performance, such as LEED standards, is a challenge in Saudi Arabia. In addition to hot, dry and windy desert conditions, the Kingdom’s residential construction culture is unfamiliar and untrained in...

Published on 28 Mar 2017 Written by Heather Benjamin Posted in LEED

USGBC has recently been publishing updates to our "Getting Started With" series on the various LEED rating systems. Those are great for finding links to the...

Published on 27 Mar 2017 Written by Yi Wen Posted in Community

Nellie Cheng, director of USGBC global market development, and Mark Ginsberg, senior fellow at USGBC, spoke to participants at the 13th International Conference on Green and Energy-Efficient Building and New Technologies and Products Expo in Beijing, China, on March 22.  

As...

Published on 27 Mar 2017 Written by Ursula Fox-Koor Posted in Community

We want you to have the best USGBC email experience possible and to read about the news that most interests you. That’s why we recently updated our email subscription preferences for USGBC, GBCI and our whole family of brands. Our new...

Published on 27 Mar 2017 Written by Rukesh Samarasekera Posted in LEED

This article is part of a series that provides an overview of the requirements and options in LEED.

In our previous article, we...

Published on 24 Mar 2017 Written by Sandra Doherty Posted in Community

USGBC North Carolina would like to congratulate member Traci Rider, PhD, on a recent grant award. 

On...

Published on 23 Mar 2017 Written by charles bertuch Posted in Community

Welcome to the USGBC New York Upstate community. After successfully integrating New York Upstate into the national organization, in 2016 the community delivered a number of programs, activities and initiatives in...

Published on 23 Mar 2017 Written by Heather Benjamin Posted in Industry

The March/April 2017 issue of USGBC+ covers a range of current green building topics, from the new, sustainable parking garages to innovative urban design.

Take a look at three of our top stories from the issue:

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Published on 23 Mar 2017 Written by Julia Feder Posted in Education

You want the best courses, and we've got them. Check out this month's selection of three courses to grow your LEED, green building and sustainability knowledge. 

In March, increase your knowledge of trends and...

Published on 22 Mar 2017 Written by Sarah Stanley Posted in Media

China has reached an impressive level of LEED-certified buildings

Beijing, China—(March 22, 2017)—Today, USGBC announced that China has hit a major milestone and surpassed more than 1,000 ...

Published on 22 Mar 2017 Written by Amanda Sawit Posted in Center for Green Schools

The Green Schools Conference and Expo, which convened this week in Atlanta, Georgia, highlighted the intersection of sustainability, curriculum and programming, building design, facilities management, health and wellness and...

Published on 22 Mar 2017 Written by Leticia McCadden Posted in Media

Recipients represent impressive environmental efforts in schools across the United States

Atlanta, GA—(March 22, 2017)—Today, the Center for Green Schools at USGBC, in...

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