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Published on 22 Feb 2017 Written by Rhiannon Jacobsen Posted in LEED

From sports arenas to museums, from concert halls to theaters, venues are iconic fixtures in the built environment that engage millions of people. They are centers of innovation, culture and community pride that can represent a city, a region and even whole countries. They also serve as...

Published on 22 Feb 2017 Written by Courtney Yan Posted in LEED

This article is the second in a four-part series about demand response.

USGBC and the Environmental Defense Fund...

Published on 22 Feb 2017 Written by Sarah Buente Posted in LEED

By becoming an EDGE Expert, LEED APs can expand their business and services in the green building marketplace, as well as offer an additional line of services to meet...

Published on 21 Feb 2017 Written by Amanda Sawit Posted in LEED

In late January, USGBC released the annual Top 10 States for LEED rankings, spotlighting U.S. states leading the way for sustainable transformation of the places where we live, learn, work...

Published on 21 Feb 2017 Written by Heather Benjamin Posted in LEED

LEED AP with specialty credentials showcase your in-depth understanding of green building design, construction and operation, while also demonstrating your knowledge of a particular LEED rating system and the certification process...

Published on 16 Feb 2017 Written by Amanda Sawit Posted in LEED

Whether you like to plan ahead, be spontaneous, or somewhere in between, when it comes to going out, USGBC has you covered. Here's a guide to date night ideas, game day details and weekend activities galore—all happening in high-performing,...

Published on 15 Feb 2017 Written by Amanda Sawit Posted in LEED

Every year, USGBC highlights the Top 10 States that have certified the most gross square feet of space per capita in the previous calendar year, and ...

Published on 15 Feb 2017 Written by Selina Holmes Posted in LEED

You've made the big decision—you're going to pursue LEED v4 certification using the Building Design and Construction (BD+C) rating system. Now it's time to get your ducks in a row.

We offer many resources for LEED project...

Published on 14 Feb 2017 Written by Heather Benjamin Posted in LEED

Using LEED Online is the best way to streamline the way you manage the progress of your project and its documentation, whether you're working on a LEED v4 or LEED 2009 project.

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Published on 07 Feb 2017 Written by Heather Benjamin Posted in LEED

USGBC's LEED v4 Reference Guides show you how to navigate a LEED project from registration through certification. As the first stop for project teams, they offer:

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Published on 06 Feb 2017 Written by Gautami Palanki Posted in LEED

In this series, USGBC experts will share thoughts on the advent of Arc and what it means for the future of LEED and a better built environment:...

Published on 03 Feb 2017 Written by Courtney Yan Posted in LEED

This article is the first in a four-part series about demand response.

Energy use has long been a focus of USGBC. Historically, LEED energy use strategies focused on efficiency: reducing the amount of energy used to perform...

Published on 31 Jan 2017 Written by Marta Drzymala Posted in LEED

The January 2017 quarterly LEED rating system and reference guide addenda is now available.

To view the changes:

Published on 31 Jan 2017 Written by Heather Benjamin Posted in LEED

LEED has become the international standard for the design, construction and operation of high-performance structures. Curious about what makes LEED v4 different? It's designed to up the ante with a more flexible, performance-based...

Published on 30 Jan 2017 Written by Melissa Baker Posted in LEED

In this series, USGBC experts will share thoughts on the advent of Arc and what it means for the future of LEED and a better built environment:...

Published on 26 Jan 2017 Written by Hannah Jane Brown Posted in LEED

Cities are looking to green infrastructure to align sustainable development efforts and to foster social and economic development. In this article series, we have reviewed green infrastructure’s ...

Published on 25 Jan 2017 Written by Amanda Sawit Posted in LEED

USGBC just dropped its annual list of the Top 10 States for LEED, which recognizes those states leading the way for sustainable building design,...

Published on 24 Jan 2017 Written by Gretchen Sweeney Posted in LEED

In this series, USGBC experts will share thoughts on the advent of Arc and what it means for the future of LEED and a better built environment: supporting all...

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