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Published on 10 Jul 2014 Written by Lizzie Needham Posted in Industry

Big data is transforming real estate and cities around the world. The growth of smart buildings and smart cities is enabling new services, revenue opportunities, and models for stakeholder engagement.

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Published on 08 Jul 2014 Written by Jacob Kriss Posted in Industry
The LEED Silver Maracanã stadium in Rio de Janeiro. Credit: Wikimedia Commons

In our new recurring monthly feature, we'll be taking a look at LEED certification activity each month, broken out by LEED rating system and location. Be sure to check out the LEED project directory for a closer look at LEED projects in...

Published on 02 Jul 2014 Written by Susan Kaplan Posted in Industry

Editor's note: Browse the July issue of EDCthe official magazine for the LEED Professional...

Published on 27 Jun 2014 Written by Jennifer Easton Posted in Industry

Building industry professionals and owners are placing increasing attention on health in design and construction plans according to a new SmartMarket report by McGraw Hill Construction. USGBC was a contributing partner to...

Published on 27 Jun 2014 Written by Jennifer Easton Posted in Industry

Designing for Disaster, a new exhibit at the National Building Museum in Washington, D.C., showcases the critical role of building design...

Published on 25 Jun 2014 Written by Nils Kok Posted in Industry

In 2010, I analyzed the uptake of “green” certification in the U.S. commercial property market, explaining the differences in diffusion across markets and over time. But...

Published on 23 Jun 2014 Written by Jennifer Easton Posted in Industry

We visited New Orleans with Make It Right, an organization that builds healthy, high-efficient and safe homes for people and communities in need.

Forty percent of LEED for Homes units fall into the affordable housing sector, and...

Published on 12 Jun 2014 Posted in Industry

At the heart of the Green Sports Alliance is the goal to leverage the power of the sports industry to create broad cultural change as it pertains to environmental stewardship, community health and sustainability. A key part of this vision is to ensure all members of the sports community are...

Published on 06 Jun 2014 Posted in Industry

The USGBC community is invited to America’s largest design event, Dwell on Design, returning to the Los Angeles Convention Center, June 20-22.

Curated by the editors of Dwell magazine, this exciting three-day celebration of modern design invites you to explore the latest...

Published on 06 Jun 2014 Written by Lorraine Alexander Posted in Industry
Images courtesy of Terry Peck

This article was originally featured in the December 2013 issue of North Bay Biz magazine.

Throughout the world, ancient cultures have demonstrated a reverence for trees as part of their core belief. Have we...

Published on 04 Jun 2014 Posted in Industry

When it comes to buildings, new and old alike, sustainability is no longer simply about design. it’s also about ensuring high-level, ongoing, and environmentally sound operations.

When MGM Resorts International began work on CityCenter—an 18-million-square-foot complex of...

Published on 02 Jun 2014 Written by Rick Fedrizzi Posted in Industry

Combating climate change is one of the world’s most pressing challenges. We will be defined by how we respond to this challenge and the actions we take today to ensure a better future for our children and our children’s children.  And there is no more powerful action than...

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