All articles | U.S. Green Building Council
Please upgrade your browser. This site requires a newer version to work correctly. Read more
Subscribe to this channel
Published on 16 Sep 2016 Written by Hannah Jane Brown Posted in LEED

Happy birthday, ranger! Recently, fans of the country’s most awesome public lands celebrated the National Park Service centennial. Since 1916, the National Park Service has been hard at work preserving...

Published on 16 Sep 2016 Written by Zhenyu Xue Posted in

The number of LEED® projects in Southeast Asia has grown drastically over the past decade, to 795 registered and certified projects. Thailand alone has 210 LEED projects, and USGBC® is excited to see these numbers continue to...

Published on 16 Sep 2016 Written by Kimberly Lewis Posted in Community

The 2016 Greenbuild Conference and Expo in Los Angeles is right around the corner, and we can’t wait to see all the fabulous products on the expo hall floor...

Published on 16 Sep 2016 Written by Jessica L. Wilson Posted in Media

Nominated by their peers, the award winners represent excellence in sustainability, leadership and innovation

Washington, D.C.—(Sept. 16, 2016)—Today, USGBC North Carolina...

Published on 15 Sep 2016 Written by Marisa Long Posted in Media

U.S. Green Building Council partners with Dodge Data & Analytics to release Drive Toward Healthier Buildings Report 2016

Washington, D.C.—(Sept. 15, 2016)—The design and construction of healthier buildings is a key business benefit for...

Published on 15 Sep 2016 Written by Alysson Blackwelder Posted in Advocacy and policy

At a Washington, D.C. forum hosted by The Hill and Zurich Insurance Group on Sept. 14, representatives from the private sector joined members of Congress and federal agency officials to discuss community resilience to extreme weather and climate change. The forum, "...

Published on 15 Sep 2016 Written by Sara Cederberg Posted in LEED

At USGBC®, we’ve been excited to watch more and more companies take on zero waste goals for their campuses and facilities over the past few years. Resource efficiency and designing out waste are difficult concepts to write LEED...

Published on 15 Sep 2016 Written by Jennifer Seydel Posted in Center for Green Schools

Every movement needs a moment…or two…or three…or many, all across the planet! The Green Apple Day of Service is one of those moments for the green, healthy, sustainable schools movement. I am continually amazed at the...

Published on 15 Sep 2016 Written by Christina Huynh Posted in Education

Developing buildings for sustainability is just as important as ensuring they are healthy for those who live and work inside them. For those in the health care sector, this is key. 

At this year's Greenbuild, taking place Oct...

Published on 14 Sep 2016 Written by Kirsten Swanson Posted in Community

On Friday, Sept. 23, USGBC Redwood Empire will host its fourth daylong forestry tour, led by Mendocino and Humboldt Redwood Companies. This is an opportunity to learn more...

Published on 14 Sep 2016 Written by Alicia Ravetto FA... Posted in Community

Prior to the announcement of the 2016 LEED Fellows later this month, I would like to introduce a subset of LEED Fellows who are also Fellows of AIA. This group of accomplished professionals, from all across the United States, shares common values in design excellence, aesthetic beauty and...

Published on 14 Sep 2016 Written by Daniel Huard Posted in Community

When we consider sustainability, some say that "blue is the new green." I say that blue can be golden as well.

It is rapidly becoming evident all across the world, including in my home state of Nevada, that water is fundamentally a more precious resource than gold. But you also know that...

Load more articles