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Published on 16 Sep 2014 Written by Marisa Long Posted in Center for Green Schools

CCN encourages college campuses to reduce energy consumption

(Washington, D.C.) Sept. 16, 2014 – Organizing partners The Center for Green Schools at the U.S. Green Building Council, Lucid, the Alliance to Save...

Published on 16 Sep 2014 Written by Marisa Long Posted in LEED

 Countries selected previously had no LEED buildings

Washington, D.C. — (Sept. 16, 2014) — The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) announced today that 12 countries now have their very first...

Published on 16 Sep 2014 Written by Ashley Katz Posted in Community

Have you visited our store recently?

Stop by and check out some of our new merchandise, like our USGBC-branded Hardcover Journal by Ecosystem, and our...

Published on 16 Sep 2014 Written by Melanie Share Posted in Education

Education @USGBC is your go-to place for sustainability and green building education.

Ready to take your knowledge to the next level?

Check out the preview below of this month's featured course: ...

Published on 16 Sep 2014 Written by Ashley Katz Posted in Industry

In our 2013 Annual Report, we turn the spotlight on our talented USGBC employees — and learn some fun facts about their drinking habits. (Just coffee and tea, of course!)

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Published on 15 Sep 2014 Written by Marisa Long Posted in Media

Washington, D.C. — (Sept. 15, 2014) — Today, the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) announced the results of a study of job postings from across the United States, revealing that demand for the LEED Accredited Professional (LEED AP) and LEED Green...

Published on 15 Sep 2014 Written by Briana Jackucewicz Posted in Community

 USGBC's headquarters in Washington, D.C., have just become the newest location of a CrowdComfort pilot launch.

 

As the creators of LEED,...

Published on 15 Sep 2014 Written by Melanie Share Posted in Education

USGBC Pro Reviewers are experts in green building and sustainability who review courses on Education @USGBC. They provide detailed feedback to the course creators, as well as reviews on the course page. This...

Published on 12 Sep 2014 Written by Emily Riordan Posted in Center for Green Schools

Still wondering how you can be a part of this year’s Green Apple Day of Service?

Have your event all planned out for Sept. 27, and looking for more to do?

Here are 99 ideas that anyone can implement at their school or...

Published on 12 Sep 2014 Written by Melanie Share Posted in Education

LEED is global — and so we believe it's important for Education @USGBC to be a global platform providing courses in a variety of languages.

Check out this month's best three global courses for our international audience, created by our international partners in their native...

Published on 11 Sep 2014 Posted in LEED

There are two sets of Federal Guiding Principles for High Performance and Sustainable Buildings,

  1. one set for existing buildings, and   
  2. one set for new construction.

With over 500,000 facilities representing more than 3 billion square feet of...

Published on 11 Sep 2014 Written by Jennifer Easton Posted in LEED

We're excited to announce that the LEED Dynamic Plaque is a finalist in Fast Company's 2014 Innovation By Design Awards, among 53 honorees that...

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