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Published on 21 Dec 2016 Written by Emile Lauzzana Posted in Community

USGBC Detroit Regional is seeking proposals for the position of Director for the Detroit 2030 District, a program of the Detroit Regional community. 

This is a contract position, anticipated to be...

Published on 21 Dec 2016 Written by Heather Benjamin Posted in LEED

As the leading green building rating system, LEED has always been in the forefront of the movement to create healthy places in which to live, learn, work and play. Worldwide, about ...

Published on 21 Dec 2016 Written by Nora Knox Posted in Industry

The Greenbuild International Conference and Expo is the largest and most influential green building conference in the world—and in 2017, for the first time ever, Greenbuild is...

Published on 20 Dec 2016 Written by Kimberly Lombard Posted in Education

Year-end educational requirements can easily sneak up on any of us. As an architect, I need to complete 18 total learning units, with 12 of those being HSW-creditable for my AIA commitment annually. As a LEED AP, I need to complete...

Published on 20 Dec 2016 Written by Sarah Buente Posted in Education

"What is zero waste? How is it possible to reach that goal? How do I get started?" If you have questions like these, sign up for GBCI's introductory workshop. Whether you're with...

Published on 20 Dec 2016 Written by Sarah Buente Posted in Education

GBCI is now offering the Zero Waste Business Associate certificate program for professionals, designed to train them on helping businesses get to zero waste, and to guide their facilities to certification under the Zero Waste Certification...

Published on 20 Dec 2016 Written by Nora Knox Posted in Industry

USGBC and GBCI took 2016 by storm—it was a big year for green business and green buildings, all driven by the growth of a global community that is committed to driving sustainability across all sectors.

Check out our most popular articles for the year.

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Published on 19 Dec 2016 Written by Julie Peterson Posted in Community

USGBC Central Plains congratulates two Kansas City-area organizations honored this fall at the 2016 Greenbuild International Conference and Expo in Los Angeles:

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Published on 19 Dec 2016 Written by Julia Feder Posted in Education

You want the best courses, and we've got them. Check out this month's selection of three courses to grow your LEED, green building and sustainability knowledge. 

In December, get to know a few of the...

Published on 16 Dec 2016 Written by Emma Arnold Posted in Center for Green Schools

Among teachers, students, parents, volunteers and nonprofit leaders, chances are you have a schools champion on your gift list this year. What better gift to give than a green one? Here are 10 of our favorite ideas. Happy holidays from all of us here at the...

Published on 14 Dec 2016 Written by Amanda Sawit Posted in LEED

USGBC has announced the Top 10 Countries for LEED in 2016, a list that highlights the leading countries, apart from the United States, that are making significant strides in...

Published on 14 Dec 2016 Written by Shannon Crooker Posted in Education

USGBC Central Pennsylvania is sharing details on the Harrisburg Area Community College Study Abroad Program, an opportunity to visit Italy with LEED Fellow...

Published on 14 Dec 2016 Written by Amanda Sawit Posted in Community

This article was originally published as "In the Green Lap of Luxury" in the November/December issue of USGBC+. Read the original version.

Nestled at the intersection of four busy neighborhoods...

Published on 14 Dec 2016 Written by Leticia McCadden Posted in Media

China tops list as demand for sustainable buildings outside of U.S. continues to drive LEED, green construction

Washington, D.C.—(Dec. 14, 2016)—Today, USGBC announced the Top 10 Countries for LEED, a list that highlights...

Published on 13 Dec 2016 Written by Kunal Gulati Posted in Industry

USGBC is offering a free webinar to show you how your building can measure performance using our new platform, Arc.

Arc addresses our focused efforts on performance in existing...

Published on 13 Dec 2016 Written by Sarah Buente Posted in LEED

Take advantage of the synergies and equivalent credits between LEED and SITES: If you’ve recently registered a project with LEED or will be registering one soon, you can...

Published on 13 Dec 2016 Written by Sarah Buente Posted in Education

With LEED Lab, you can better prepare yourself for competitive 21st century careers and enter the workforce with competitive advantages. LEED Lab is a multidisciplinary immersion course that uses the...

Published on 13 Dec 2016 Written by Nora Knox Posted in Center for Green Schools

The Green Schools Conference and Expo (GSCE) connects green schools champions nationwide for two days of learning and collaboration to support our shared mission of equitable, healthy and high-performing schools, where students can...

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