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Published on 16 Feb 2017 Written by Amanda Sawit Posted in LEED

Whether you like to plan ahead, be spontaneous, or somewhere in between, when it comes to going out, USGBC has you covered. Here's a guide to date night ideas, game day details and weekend activities galore—all happening in high-performing,...

Published on 16 Feb 2017 Written by Jeremy Sigmon Posted in Industry

In 2017, USGBC is setting our expectations to zero—zero net energy. According to a report released last quarter by the New...

Published on 16 Feb 2017 Written by Leticia McCadden Posted in Media

LEED in Motion: Venues report from U.S. Green Building Council highlights the impact LEED and green practices are having on venues’ triple bottom line

Washington, D.C.—(Feb. 16, 2017)—Today, USGBC...

Published on 15 Feb 2017 Written by Leticia McCadden Posted in Media

LEED certification pilot poised to boost the sustainability and efficiency of transit globally; Delhi Metro Rail Corporation announced as first adopter

New Delhi, India—(February 15, 2017)—Today,...

Published on 15 Feb 2017 Written by Sarah Buente Posted in Education
Published on 15 Feb 2017 Written by Christina Huynh Posted in Community

Looking to learn more about LEED v4 while earning continuing education hours to maintain your LEED professional...

Published on 15 Feb 2017 Written by Marisa Long Posted in Media

Greenbuild is where the green building industry unites

Shanghai, China—(Feb. 15, 2017)—Today, USGBC—the creators of the LEED green building rating system—announced that...

Published on 15 Feb 2017 Written by Wes Sullens Posted in Community

The USGBC community suffered a terrible loss following this event. Bill Worthen, FAIA, LEED Fellow of Urban Fabrick, passed away suddenly after presenting his work at the event below. For more information about...

Published on 15 Feb 2017 Written by Amanda Sawit Posted in LEED

Every year, USGBC highlights the Top 10 States that have certified the most gross square feet of space per capita in the previous calendar year, and ...

Published on 15 Feb 2017 Written by Selina Holmes Posted in LEED

You've made the big decision—you're going to pursue LEED v4 certification using the Building Design and Construction (BD+C) rating system. Now it's time to get your ducks in a row.

We offer many resources for LEED project...

Published on 14 Feb 2017 Written by Tracie Hall Posted in Education

The 15th annual New York State Green Building Conference, taking place March 30–31 in Syracuse, New York, will feature presentations by several...

Published on 14 Feb 2017 Written by Steph Leonard Posted in Community

The second annual Fargo Frostival kicked off on Jan. 27, with an outdoor celebration of live music, food, fire pits, carriage rides and cocoa. Though many Fargo community members enjoyed this celebration, others were preparing for the next day’s festivities, the Kids Winter Boot Camp...

Published on 14 Feb 2017 Written by Heather Benjamin Posted in Industry

The January/February 2017 issue of USGBC+ covers a range of current green building topics, from setting goals to reach net zero waste at your company to sharing best contractor practices that help achieve LEED certification.

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

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Published on 14 Feb 2017 Written by Heather Benjamin Posted in LEED

Using LEED Online is the best way to streamline the way you manage the progress of your project and its documentation, whether you're working on a LEED v4 or LEED 2009 project.

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Published on 13 Feb 2017 Written by Katherine Osterman Posted in Community

This past year, Nebraska Flatwater, Minnesota, and North Dakota integrated their...

Published on 13 Feb 2017 Written by Cindy Zork Posted in Community

Applications are now open for the first ever USGBC Arizona Leader Awards, to be celebrated at the ...

Published on 10 Feb 2017 Written by Mahesh Ramanujam Posted in Industry

As an organization, USGBC's call to action is to execute ideas that drive innovation and transformation. Our shared vision—of regenerative buildings and communities that sustain all life within a generation—is as inclusive as it is actionable, and I firmly believe that our...

Published on 09 Feb 2017 Written by Rachel Gilbert Posted in Community

Award winners represent excellence in sustainability, leadership and innovation

Helena, Mont.—(Feb. 9, 2017)—Today, USGBC Montana announced the winners of its Sustainability...

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