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Published on 29 Jun 2016 Written by Mark Bessoudo Posted in Industry

This article was originally published on gresb.com as "LEED Dynamic Plaque: Providing a New Direction for Green Building Certification and Benchmarking at Scale" on June 26, 2016. 

USGBC’s LEED rating system is...

Published on 28 Jun 2016 Posted in Industry

In construction, sustainability efforts are often measured by the efficiency of a building’s life cycle, and although LEED is an important tool for building ...

Published on 27 Jun 2016 Written by Kunal Gulati Posted in Industry

Microgrids, which allow for on-site renewable energy generation, have answered the call to make our grids more resilient in the wake of superstorms around the world that wreak havoc on our electric systems.

Once again, PEER,...

Published on 23 Jun 2016 Written by Emily Neagle Posted in Industry

These days, it’s easy to shop online, but just because you’re not going to the brick and mortar store doesn’t mean your goods aren’t coming from a LEED-certified green building. When we look back on this time, I suspect one of the biggest wonders will be how so many...

Published on 23 Jun 2016 Written by Mahesh Ramanujam Posted in Industry

At USGBC, one important goal of our vision is promoting sustainable mobility around the world. We believe that parking and sustainability are not mutually exclusive concepts. We say that every story about a green building is a story about people, and every story about parking is a story about...

Published on 20 Jun 2016 Written by Kunal Gulati Posted in Industry

USGBC and GBCI, in partnership with Urban Ingenuity, invite you to discuss key opportunities in shaping the future of power grids, among leaders from the energy sector in Washington, D...

Published on 20 Jun 2016 Written by Sarah Buente Posted in Industry

Register for a free EDGE in Latin America webinar on July 14 from 9:30–10:30 a.m. (UTC-5). Panama GBC and Peru GBC are pleased to present this...

Published on 17 Jun 2016 Written by Ann Johnson Posted in Industry

Do you have experience with the SITES rating system and a passion for sustainable landscape design, development and maintenance? Interested in engaging more with SITES? Here are three ways you can get involved with us:

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

In 2012, USGBC jumped on an unprecedented opportunity to work collaboratively with the manufacturing sector with the launch the LEED User Group: Industrial Facilities. This peer-leadership collaborative is a mechanism for market-driven feedback from industry experts, and now, four years later,...

Published on 16 Jun 2016 Written by Sarah Buente Posted in Industry

Parksmart is the world’s only rating system defining and recognizing sustainable practices in parking structure management, programming, design and technology. An industry-driven, field-tested road map for high-...

Published on 15 Jun 2016 Written by Amanda Sawit Posted in Industry

The latest in a series of reports highlighting the impact of LEED across sectors and regions of the world, the LEED in Motion: Industrial Facilities report illustrates the many ways modern factories, warehouses and more are...

Published on 13 Jun 2016 Written by Monica Kanojia Posted in Industry

Driving the reduction of energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions through efficiency projects in the retail sector can be difficult, particularly when many energy managers lack awareness of financing mechanisms available to them to fund their projects. To address this market barrier, the...

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