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Published on 05 Feb 2016 Written by Nick Brousse Posted in Advocacy and policy

High-performing homes (HPHs) with green features—both single- and multi-family—in the District sell for nearly 3.5 percent more than those without green features, according to a recently released report, "...

Published on 05 Feb 2016 Written by Nick Firmand Posted in Industry

"LEED Fellow" designates the most exceptional professionals in the green building industry, and it is the most prestigious designation awarded by GBCI. Here are the answers to some of the questions you may have about applying for the ...

Published on 05 Feb 2016 Written by Nora Knox Posted in LEED

This coming Sunday, Super Bowl 50 will bring together the Carolina Panthers and Denver Broncos for a final showdown of the 2015 season of the National Football League. 

The...

Published on 04 Feb 2016 Written by Amanda Sawit Posted in Industry

Every year, USGBC names the top U.S. states leading the nation in sustainable building through LEED. The 2015 Top 10 States list honors transformative efforts at the state level to create...

Published on 04 Feb 2016 Written by Amanda Sawit Posted in Center for Green Schools

Last week, we launched a blog series featuring USGBC partners who have committed to collaborate for the future of higher education sustainability. In this installment, we talk...

Published on 04 Feb 2016 Written by Nicolette Mueller Posted in International

Join USGBC and a panel of LEED Lab instructors from Mexico and Peru on February 10 for a special call on LEED Lab in Latin America. ...

Published on 03 Feb 2016 Written by Mahesh Ramanujam Posted in International

The Chinese Spring Festival is coming soon, and on behalf of USGBC, I send our warmest wishes to everyone around the world celebrating the Chinese New Year.

Over the past five years, I have witnessed firsthand the evolution of the green building movement in China. 2015 was an exciting...

Published on 03 Feb 2016 Written by Rachel Gilbert Posted in Media

Beth Cope will lead the state’s green building efforts toward a more sustainable future

Washington, D.C.—(Feb. 3, 2016)—Today, USGBC announced the appointment of Beth Cope as the...

Published on 03 Feb 2016 Written by Roger Platt Posted in Advocacy and policy

In this episode of the Climate Leaders podcast series, we talk with...

Published on 03 Feb 2016 Written by Joseph Crea Posted in Community

Meet Fabio Viero,head of sustainability and LEED AP at Manens-Tifs s.p.a., a consulting firm that specializes in...

Published on 03 Feb 2016 Written by Nancy Church Posted in Community

USGBC Kentucky is excited to announce its 2016 Market Leadership Advisory Board (MLAB) members. This shift from a board of directors to a local market advisory board is the final component of the integration process...

Published on 03 Feb 2016 Written by Suzi Warren Posted in Community

Sponsor USGBC National Capital Region member events to gain visibility for your firm! In 2016, we will be bringing back our popular quarterly GreenScene networking events, including our annual...

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