Industry 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 24 Mar 2016 Written by Sara Patterson Posted in Industry

Join us in Jacksonville, Fl., for Convergence from June 21 to 23. (The dates were formerly listed as June 20–23.)

Convergence is an annual gathering of the USGBC community where hundreds of passionate change makers,...

Published on 24 Mar 2016 Written by Stacey McLaughlin Posted in Industry

GBCI recently announced development of a new professional credential called the SITES AP. GBCI will begin offering testing for the SITES AP in October 2016.  

As part of...

Published on 23 Mar 2016 Written by Courtney Yan Posted in Industry

In 2010, USGBC posted the first draft of the LEED pilot credit for demand response. To further promote participation in demand response, we formed the Demand Response Partnership Program in 2013...

Published on 21 Mar 2016 Written by Stacey McLaughlin Posted in Industry

In a recent GBCI survey, 80 percent of respondents said that they planned on implementing SITES in their organization or practice, and 89 percent indicated interest in earning a...

Published on 17 Mar 2016 Written by Heather Benjamin Posted in Industry

Last month, USGBC announced the results of research by Dodge Data and Analytics, with which USGBC has partnered, in the...

Published on 17 Mar 2016 Written by Megan Sparks Posted in Industry

Over the last six years, I have witnessed the transition taking place in the green building movement and here at GBCI. We are expanding beyond just buildings to focus on the people in buildings, incorporating the concepts of health and wellness...

Published on 16 Mar 2016 Written by Emily Neagle Posted in Industry

LEED User Groups are USGBC-hosted peer networks that are spearheading greater adoption of the LEED rating system within the industrial facilities, retail and restaurant, hospitality and venues, and commercial real estate industries....

Published on 15 Mar 2016 Posted in Industry

Read Part I of this two-article series.

Home energy score in first pilot project

PlugFest was a fun way to start exploring the opportunities, but another project...

Published on 14 Mar 2016 Posted in Industry

Are you ready to answer questions about HERS, PV and IAQ? Details about green features like these are coming soon to a Multiple Listing Service (MLS) near you.

Closing the sale fast, at a high price: that’s the name of the real estate game. Green features can be key parts of making...

Published on 11 Mar 2016 Written by Taryn Holowka Posted in Industry

USGBC announces new GRESB training opportunities this spring for real estate professionals and property companies looking to better manage their portfolios and Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) efforts.

GRESB is an investor-...

Published on 11 Mar 2016 Written by Emily Neagle Posted in Industry

...

Published on 10 Mar 2016 Written by Marni Evans Posted in Industry

The Sustainable Sites Initiative (SITES) was created in response to an immediate need to shift our current development mindset to define and measure the performance of healthy ecological systems. By altering our current development path...

Load more articles