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Published on 28 Aug 2014 Written by David Green Posted in Industry

The aim of BASF’s Eco-Efficiency Analysis is to compare similar products or processes. The Eco-Efficiency Analysis looks at environmental impact in proportion to a product's cost-effectiveness. It helps BASF and our customers to decide which products are the best choice both...

Published on 27 Aug 2014 Written by Lizzie Needham Posted in Industry

As building investors, owners, and service providers are scrambling to create and use transparency, each one faces different drivers and obstacles. Transparency is often perceived to increase risk for owners and, in some cases, occupants. However, it lowers risks for investors and the public...

Published on 26 Aug 2014 Written by Mika Kania Posted in Industry

The Green Building Evaluation Label (GBEL) is a voluntary national rating system in China administered by the Ministry of Housing and Urban-Rural Development (MOHURD).

GBEL is a green building certification...

Published on 22 Aug 2014 Written by Matthew Walsman Posted in Industry

This article was co-authored by Rohit Verma and Matthew Walsman of the Cornell Center for Hospitality Research.

We’ve known for some time that LEED certification helps cut operating costs for all kinds of commercial buildings, including hotels. But we wanted to get a handle...

Published on 22 Aug 2014 Written by David Marcus Posted in Industry

Join us remotely or in person at the USGBC headquarters in Washington D.C. for the next event in USGBC's ongoing LEED, Materials and Health series, "...

Published on 21 Aug 2014 Written by Jennifer Easton Posted in Industry

As the healthcare industry sees potential shifts to smaller, decentralized facilities and a greater emphasis on connectivity for patients and caregivers, we are forced to examine the trends in healthcare design as one single movement.

Join industry leaders to make valuable connections,...

Published on 21 Aug 2014 Written by Melissa Gallagher... Posted in Industry

Working on a project for a federal agency? Odds are, you’re familiar with the Guiding Principles

United States federal agencies, from EPA to NASA, voluntarily abide by the...

Published on 08 Aug 2014 Posted in Industry

Register today for WELL 2014, the first annual conference of the International WELL Building Institute.

WELL 2014 is the perfect event for design, construction, and real estate professionals who want to lead the...

Published on 01 Aug 2014 Written by Theresa Backhus Posted in Industry

EPA has just launched its third annual Campus RainWorks Challenge, a green infrastructure design challenge for college and university students.

Student teams, working with a faculty...

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.

Join USGBC’s...

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...

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