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December 2013

Published on December 20, 2013 Written by Jacob Kriss Posted in Media

Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, Inc. Plant in Knoxville, Tenn., Secures Distinction

Washington, D.C. — (Dec. 20, 2013) — The movement for healthier, high-performing buildings has reached a new milestone, as the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) issued the 20,000th LEED certification for a...

Published on December 11, 2013 Written by Marisa Long Posted in Media

Ohio LEED schools save energy, money and resources and are healthier for students and faculty

Washington, D.C. — (Dec. 11, 2013)— Today, the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) recognizes the state of Ohio and the Ohio School Facilities Commission (OSFC) on the LEED® certification of the 100th...

Published on December 9, 2013 Written by Jacob Kriss Posted in Media

LEED in Motion: Impacts and Innovation is the third and final report in the 2013 series

Washington, D.C. — (Dec. 9, 2013) — The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) has released the third and final installment of its LEED in Motion report series:...

Published on December 5, 2013 Written by Marisa Long Posted in Media

WASHINGTON, DC (Dec. 5, 2013) – Today, President Obama signed a memorandum directing the federal government to consume 20 percent of its electricity from renewable sources by 2020, more than double the current level.

Rick Fedrizzi, president, CEO and founding chair of the U.S. Green Building Council, released the...