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Published on 03 Sep 2015 Written by Morgan Bulman Posted in LEED

USGBC’s announcement of 2015’s Top 10 Countries for LEED comes during a historic time for the international green movement. In the time since USGBC announced the...

Published on 28 Aug 2015 Written by Fleming Roberts Posted in LEED

Last week, USGBC honored seven outstanding home builders, developers and projects that have demonstrated outstanding leadership and innovation in residential green building by awarding them with prestigious...

Published on 28 Aug 2015 Written by Joseph Crea Posted in LEED

LEED professionals are key leaders of the green building industry. Earning a LEED professional credential—including the LEED Green Associate; LEED AP (Accredited Professional); LEED Fellow and various certificate designations—denotes qualified expertise in green building. LEED...

Published on 26 Aug 2015 Written by Nora Knox Posted in LEED

Today, Canada's architects, construction firms, energy companies, city planners, enterprises and politicians are working together to create the sustainable cities of tomorrow.  

Canada is the home to over 2,200 LEED-certified projects, totaling over 30 million gross square meters of...

Published on 21 Aug 2015 Written by Logan Taylor Posted in LEED

Consistently, Citibank remains a global leader in the realm of sustainable construction with over 200 plus LEED-certified spaces worldwide. In South America alone, Citibank has certified two projects, one in...

Published on 20 Aug 2015 Written by Nicolette Mueller Posted in LEED

Mexico City: It’s a place famous for its pre-Colombian civilizations, its cuisine and culture, and as the megacity once ranked as the #1 most polluted city in the world.

Today the city is a rising leader in sustainability and urban innovation, with aggressive work...

Published on 20 Aug 2015 Written by Nora Knox Posted in LEED

In Brazil, LEED certifications are becoming increasingly commonplace. There are over 24 million gross square meters of LEED space and there are more than 990 LEED-certified projects. Brazil is the number four market for LEED...

Published on 19 Aug 2015 Posted in LEED

Valued at $19 billion, the world’s largest provider of athletic attire, equipment, and footwear, owns and operates factories and logistics centers worldwide. From an environmental standpoint, Nike has invested heavily in sustainable technology and business practice. In 2012, Nike opened...

Published on 19 Aug 2015 Posted in LEED

As a rising senior at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), I have seen my campus respond to environmental problems with powerful, adaptive sustainability initiatives. Recent turf-replacement projects like drought-tolerant landscaping and artificial turf—installed on the...

Published on 18 Aug 2015 Written by Fleming Roberts Posted in LEED

Annual recognition highlights projects, developers and builders leading the residential market for sustainable development

Washington, D.C.  (August 18, 2015) — The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) has announced the recipients of its...

Published on 13 Aug 2015 Written by Paul Meyer Posted in LEED

Being an Energy and Atmosphere (EA) specialist I always found the LEED Materials and Resources (MR) credits a bit straightforward. When holding a LEED charrette it was the same speech:

  • MR credit 1: Building Reuse: This is a new building so forget it.
  • MR credit 2:...

Published on 13 Aug 2015 Written by Sarah Buente Posted in LEED

USGBC’s announcement of 2015’s Top 10 Countries for LEED comes during a historic time for the international green movement. In the time since USGBC announced the...

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