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Published on 19 Jul 2016 Written by Annie Perkins Posted in Community

This year’s Convergence conference covered a lot of ground. Convening along the banks of the St. John’s River in Jacksonville, Florida, this two-and-a-half-day event brought together USGBC staff and volunteers from across the...

Published on 19 Jul 2016 Written by Nick Firmand Posted in Industry

GBCI is seeking individuals to fill two open seats on the Credentialing Steering Committee (CSC), the governing body for GBCI’s professional credentials. The two seats represent specializations in LEED Existing Buildings and the LEED Green...

Published on 19 Jul 2016 Written by Grant Olear Posted in Advocacy and policy

In the second quarter of 2016, the Advocacy team at USGBC was engaged with elected officials, governmental agencies and strategic partners on issues including energy and green building legislation, elevating resilience and green schools. Highlights from Q2 include a visit to Taipei to discuss...

Published on 19 Jul 2016 Written by Joseph Crea Posted in Industry

With USGBC executives and staff in Mexico this week to discuss green buildings and the future of LEED, we present an updated LEED in Motion: Mexico report....

Published on 19 Jul 2016 Written by Leticia McCadden Posted in Community

Meet Shelby Busó, the new director of community for USGBC Georgia. Shelby will work to advance USGBC’s mission to transform the way...

Published on 19 Jul 2016 Written by Leticia McCadden Posted in Media

Shelby Busó will help advance the state toward greener buildings and a more sustainable future

WASHINGTON, D.C.—(July 19, 2016)—Today, USGBC announced the appointment of Shelby Busó as the director of...

Published on 18 Jul 2016 Written by Tyler Tubbs Posted in Community

One of Denver’s premier construction projects is well under way, and the structure for the Class A office tower will soon be...

Published on 18 Jul 2016 Posted in International

USGBC is headed to Brazil! The Greenbuilding Brasil International Conference and Expo will take place August 9–11, 2016, at the São Paulo Expo in São Paulo, Brazil. We want to see you there!...

Published on 18 Jul 2016 Written by Sandra Doherty Posted in Community

Update to the 2017 Awards for Leadership in Sustainability

Nomination requirements

Applications must be submitted electronically as one PDF file.

Projects, individuals or companies must be located or operating within one of the 12 eligible counties of the Piedmont-...

Published on 18 Jul 2016 Posted in Community

USGBC Indiana is issuing a call for presenters for our "State of the Climate" educational event in October 2016. 

Share your green building knowledge at this Central Branch fall educational blitz focused on climate...

Published on 18 Jul 2016 Written by Nancy Church Posted in Community

On July 21, 2016, USGBC Kentucky, in partnership with the Building Industry Association of Greater Louisville, will feature Green Home Day at ...

Published on 18 Jul 2016 Written by Courtney Yan Posted in Industry

In 2003, a major blackout left over 50 million people without power across the Midwestern and Northeastern United States and Canada within a matter of minutes. More recently, Hurricane Sandy and a rash of powerful storms brought attention to the need for improved grid resiliency, including more...

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