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Published on 02 Dec 2016 Written by Shelby Buso Posted in Community

USGBC Georgia is proud to announce the members of our 2017 Market Leadership Advisory Board. This group of strategic influencers works with the USGBC community team to develop and implement programming that supports USGBC...

Published on 02 Dec 2016 Written by Brent Suski Posted in Community

USGBC Minnesota's annual meeting began with networking and a self-guided tour of the 4th floor of the newest LEED Platinum building in Minneapolis, Wells Fargo...

Published on 02 Dec 2016 Written by Nicolette Mueller Posted in Industry

2016 was the strongest year on record for LEED-certified hotels in Latin America, with 60 percent more projects compared with 2015, and nearly double those of 2014. Today, there are 38 LEED-certified spaces in the region, and over three...

Published on 02 Dec 2016 Written by Nora Knox Posted in Industry

This week, GBCI launched a new technology company called Arc Skoru Inc. This new venture will be the official host for...

Published on 01 Dec 2016 Written by Megan Sparks Posted in LEED

GBCI is now offering LEED precertification as an optional step in the certification process for LEED projects. This allows registered projects to review the work already completed and confirm that projects are on the correct path towards certification. Once a project has successfully completed...

Published on 01 Dec 2016 Written by Megan Sparks Posted in LEED

One theme that is common across all of humanity is the pursuit of a better life — the innate desire to improve, create and cultivate. At USGBC, we have a vision that buildings and communities will regenerate and sustain the health and vitality of all life within a generation. In support of...

Published on 01 Dec 2016 Written by Marisa Long Posted in Media

Arc’s mission is to connect all actions through a single platform that delivers a higher quality of life

Washington, D.C. — (Dec. 1, 2016) — A new technology company, Arc Skoru Inc., officially launched today by...

Published on 01 Dec 2016 Written by Grant Olear Posted in Advocacy and policy

USGBC is excited to share a new resource aimed at helping cities around the globe to achieve improvement in building energy efficiency—to save money, increase resilience and gain important co-benefits such as public health.

The...

Published on 30 Nov 2016 Written by Nick Kiefer Posted in Community

There is a strong connection between the buildings where we spend the majority of our time and our personal health and wellness. There are also many aspects to a healthy building, inside and out, as well as during transition from new construction to an existing building. In this article, we will...

Published on 30 Nov 2016 Written by Sandra Doherty Posted in Community

The nomination period has been extended for USGBC North Carolina's 2017 Piedmont-Triad Branch Sustainable Business Awards. Electronic nominations are now due Friday, Dec. 9, 2016 by 5 p.m....

Published on 30 Nov 2016 Written by Christina Huynh Posted in Education

Thinking of submitting a proposal for a Greenbuild 2017 education session? USGBC will present a free, one-hour webinar on Monday, Dec. 5 from 2–3 p.m. on how to create a winning education proposal for the ...

Published on 29 Nov 2016 Written by Heidi Kunsch-Kunka Posted in Education

Feature image: Park Forest Elementary students and staff were congratulated by dignitaries of various state and federal government agencies on their designation as a 2016 US Department of Education Green Ribbon School at a statewide recognition ceremony in Harrisburg this past...

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