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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

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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...

Published on 10 Mar 2016 Written by Sarah Buente Posted in Industry

Learn the ins and outs of EDGE, a green building rating system for new residential and commercial buildings, at a workshop on March 31 in Bangalore, India. A mass...

Published on 07 Mar 2016 Written by Kris Wilson Posted in Industry

The NW Energy Coalition is an alliance of more than 100 environmental, civic and human service organizations, progressive utilities and businesses in Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Montana and British Columbia. They promote development of...

Published on 07 Mar 2016 Written by Emily Neagle Posted in Industry

Over the past few years, you may have seen or heard of USGBC articles and panels related to LEED User Groups, but you may not be familiar with who they are. LEED User Groups are...

Published on 04 Mar 2016 Written by Marni Evans Posted in Industry

Your project team is interested in pursuing SITES v2—the most comprehensive program for sustainable landscape design—but how do you know if your project is eligible? With this handy list, you'll be able to determine if...

Published on 04 Mar 2016 Written by Emily Neagle Posted in Industry

Sustainable hospitality: An investor’s perspective 

Based in Bethesda, Md.,...

Published on 01 Mar 2016 Written by Roger Platt Posted in Industry

In this episode of the Climate Leaders podcast series, we talk with Dr. David Renné, president and founder of the...

Published on 29 Feb 2016 Written by Sarah Buente Posted in Industry

Traditional land development and land use decisions often underestimate or ignore healthy ecosystems. Sustainable land development is cost-effective, better for the environment and fosters resiliency. Last year, GBCI expanded on its vision of...

Published on 26 Feb 2016 Written by Emily Neagle Posted in Industry

Good news: the pace of green building in the hospitality sector is on the rise, and it doesn’t require making any sacrifice in the luxury of your stay away from home! 

It's no secret that with operations running 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year, hotels consume...

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