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Published on 20 Mar 2015 Written by Bryan Howard Posted in Advocacy and policy

Under the Energy and Independence and Security Act of 2007, the General Services Administration (GSA) is charged with reviewing green building rating systems and making a formal recommendation for their use by federal agencies. Regarding LEED, in ...

Published on 20 Mar 2015 Written by Christopher Gray Posted in LEED

The market for green buildings in China continues to show tremendous growth at a time when public attention has begun to focus on air quality concerns across China’s major cities....

Published on 20 Mar 2015 Written by Nicholas Firmand Posted in Industry

Are you a LEED AP with 10 years of professional green building experience? If the answer is yes, now's the time for you to become a LEED Fellow.

Don't miss your chance to join the 2015 class of LEED Fellows....

Published on 19 Mar 2015 Written by Christopher Gray Posted in LEED

2014’s Top 10 States have shown tremendous leadership in the green building movement by certifying 1,662 commercial and institutional projects representing 251.7 million square feet of real estate. These buildings will have...

Published on 19 Mar 2015 Written by Jeremy Sigmon Posted in Advocacy and policy

*This article was co-authored by Grant Olear.

From 1849-1851, the United States of America included the provisional state of Deseret which spanned large parts of present-day Oregon, Nevada, California, Arizona, New Mexico, Utah, Idaho, Colorado and Wyoming. It was a gigantic,...

Published on 19 Mar 2015 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 18 Mar 2015 Written by Ana Marie Quiros Posted in Industry

This year the Green Building Council of Costa Rica will host the 2015 International Green Building Congress, which will focus on habitat and sustainable cities.

You're invited to attend the event to network with private and...

Published on 18 Mar 2015 Written by Chris Pyke Posted in Industry

We are excited to announce the release of new features for the Green Building Information Gateway (GBIG) available for USGBC members, LEED professionals, and Green Building Council Australia (GBCA) members. These new features will allow professionals to connect...

Published on 18 Mar 2015 Written by Sarah Buente Posted in LEED

With over 240,000 buildings spread across 4,100 higher education institutions, colleges and universities have an enormous opportunity to integrate green building as a key component in sustainability planning. The benefits these buildings offer are vast—green building at the collegiate...

Published on 18 Mar 2015 Written by Nora Knox Posted in Industry

Location is a critical element of green building: it can define appropriate strategies, yet it can also limit how green a project can actually be. Depending on the environmental issues that are most critical in a particular area, location can influence a project team’s priorities. Location...

Published on 17 Mar 2015 Written by Melanie Share Posted in Education

Education @USGBC is your go-to place for sustainability and green building education.

Ready to take your knowledge to the next level?

Check out the preview below of this month's featured course,...

Published on 17 Mar 2015 Posted in Industry

This article was originally published in the January/February 2015 issue of USGBC+. Read the original version.

A new partnership between USGBC and UL sheds light on product transparency....

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