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Published on 15 Jul 2014 Written by Erin Emery Hartz Posted in Community

Recognize the best of the best in the green building industry by nominating USGBC members in the following categories:

  • Non-profit
  • Professionals Services
  • Energy Service Provider/Utility
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Published on 15 Jul 2014 Written by Christopher Davis Posted in LEED

You’ve just completed a spectacular new LEED building, with its fine-tuned design and cutting-edge technologies. The team worked together perfectly (even the subcontractors), all of your synergistic strategies came together seamlessly, and the plaque ceremony was even attended by the...

Published on 15 Jul 2014 Written by Joseph Crea Posted in LEED

Much has been happening with LEED on the international front so let's begin with the the top five things you must know, courtesy of Maggie and Joe.

1. LEED and India

  • USGBC executives have returned home from a multi-city tour of India where they met with LEED...

Published on 15 Jul 2014 Written by Nora Knox Posted in LEED

The LEED Green Associate demonstrates a solid understanding of green building principles and practices. Here's what you can expect at the testing center, Prometric.

Arrival...

Published on 14 Jul 2014 Written by Jennifer Easton Posted in LEED

USGBC's new free report, LEED in Motion: Residential, highlights the numbers, knowledge and resources you need to keep pace with the rapidly growing green residential market. 

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Published on 11 Jul 2014 Posted in Community

Click the links below to download our latest USGBC-branded wallpaper for your desktop, laptop, tablet, smartphone. Did we mention that it's free?  

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Published on 10 Jul 2014 Written by Lizzie Needham Posted in Industry

Big data is transforming real estate and cities around the world. The growth of smart buildings and smart cities is enabling new services, revenue opportunities, and models for stakeholder engagement.

Join USGBC’s...

Published on 10 Jul 2014 Written by Joseph Crea Posted in LEED

Deepa Sathiaram, LEED Fellow and executive director of En3 Sustainability Solutions Pvt. Ltd., has worked on over 450 LEED projects in India and over 50 LEED projects globally.

What's Deepa's...

Published on 09 Jul 2014 Written by Cecilia Shutters Posted in LEED

As USGBC looks overseas to foster further momentum in our mission to transform the built environment, we are excited to announce our latest real-time data platform: international market briefs.

To...

Published on 09 Jul 2014 Written by Cecilia Shutters Posted in Media

Briefs expand USGBC offerings aimed at green building market transparency on a global scale

Washington, D.C. — (July 9, 2014) — Today, the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) announced the launch of an expanded online data visualization resource that...

Published on 08 Jul 2014 Written by Nora Knox Posted in LEED

For most of us, recycling is second nature, and when given the opportunity, we choose to put our paper products, cans or bottles, in the recycling bin. But recycling can occasionally become a burden, when we have items that we're not sure about or when there's not a recycling stream available....

Published on 08 Jul 2014 Written by Jacob Kriss Posted in Industry
The LEED Silver Maracanã stadium in Rio de Janeiro. Credit: Wikimedia Commons

In our new recurring monthly feature, we'll be taking a look at LEED certification activity each month, broken out by LEED rating system and location. Be sure to check out the LEED project directory for a closer look at LEED projects in...

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