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Published on 16 Oct 2014 Written by Elizabeth Beardsley Posted in Advocacy and policy

For over a decade, federal agencies have successfully used third-party green building rating systems, like LEED, to deliver exceptional building projects that address the...

Published on 16 Oct 2014 Written by Jay Mehta Posted in LEED

We know that no two companies are the same, and each has its own unique culture, needs, goals and processes. With that in mind, we want to make LEED work for you.

Whether you're connected to the project from the building owner/manger side or you're a green building service...

Published on 15 Oct 2014 Written by Sue Clark Posted in LEED

In February 2014, USGBC contacted Sweden Green Building Council (SGBC) and other European members of the LEED International Roundtable to introduce a work project to create Europe-specific Alternative Compliance Paths (ACPs) for LEED BD+C 2009.

This was something that...

Published on 15 Oct 2014 Written by Nicholas Firmand Posted in Community

Every year, Greenbuild brings our community together and it provides a unique opportunity to reflect on each of the ways we all have an impact on the future of green building. 

I have recently been privileged to witness this...

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

Move creates asset-to-portfolio toolkit for measuring sustainability of world’s largest asset class

Washington, D.C. (Oct. 15, 2014) – The Green Building Certification Institute (GBCI), the certification body for the global LEED®...

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

USGBC Education Partners are leaders, trusted voices and reputable providers of green building and sustainability education. You can access their courses on ...

Published on 14 Oct 2014 Written by Selina Holmes Posted in LEED

Looking for study materials for the updated LEED Green Associate exam? Or perhaps you need a LEED 2009 or v4 reference guide?

You'll find these and more at Greenbuild 2014 in the Merchandise Booth.

Publication discounts...

Published on 14 Oct 2014 Written by Ashley White Posted in LEED

Imagine being able to readily access and interpret human health and environmental attributes of any building product—ingredient lists, health and ecosystem hazards, life cycle data, assessments, and more. Making specification and purchasing decisions that prioritize health and benefit the...

Published on 14 Oct 2014 Written by Marisa Long Posted in Media

Awards will be presented at the Greenbuild International Conference and Expo in New Orleans on Oct. 23, 2014

Washington, D.C. — (Oct. 14, 2014) — USGBC today announced the recipients of the 2014 Leadership Awards, which...

Published on 14 Oct 2014 Written by Emily Neagle Posted in Greenbuild

One of the highlights of Greenbuild is that it brings so many green building stakeholders together in one place. But the magnitude of opportunity can also be overwhelming when you look at the sheer size of the...

Published on 13 Oct 2014 Written by Soren Horst Posted in LEED

You’ve got the visually pleasing LEED Dynamic Plaque, USGBC’s groundbreaking building performance platform, mounted on the wall of your LEED-certified building. Now what?

USGBC’s Vice President of Finance and...

Published on 13 Oct 2014 Written by Catie Ryan Posted in Industry

Chances are, you enjoy a sunny spot at the windowsill, a crackling fire, a lush pocket garden, a richly patterned rug or a cascading water fountain.

These might seem like indulgences; elements you desire but find no justification for purchasing for your office, demanding in your child...

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