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Published on 26 Jul 2016 Written by Mahesh Ramanujam Posted in LEED

LEED is a powerful tool that works to enhance a company’s triple bottom line of people, planet and profit. In Europe, developers and builders know that LEED helps us accelerate better, higher-performing and healthier buildings and...

Published on 12 Jul 2016 Written by Rhiannon Jacobsen Posted in LEED

Everyone deserves access to housing that is healthy, affordable and accessible to jobs and amenities. The Affordable Green Neighborhoods Grant Program awards funding and provides educational resources to developers of affordable housing who are pursuing certification using the LEED for...

Published on 11 Jul 2016 Written by Sarah Buente Posted in LEED

In the United States alone, there are more than 4,300 colleges and universities—and each of these institutions have a campus of anywhere from one to several hundred buildings. Colleges and universities are centers of communities across the nation and around the world, educating the next...

Published on 10 Jul 2016 Posted in LEED

Everyone deserves access to housing that’s healthy, affordable and accessible to jobs and amenities. Bank of America and USGBC are helping to make it happen.

The Affordable Green Neighborhoods Grant Program provides funding and educational resources to affordable housing developers...

Published on 07 Jul 2016 Posted in LEED

LEED for Neighborhood Development (ND), a rating system that supports sustainability at the community scale, has come a long way since it first launched in 2007. It began with a pilot that...

Published on 07 Jul 2016 Written by Ashley Katz Posted in LEED

If you're looking for the right slides for a powerful presentation on the value of LEED, look no further. Our latest presentation, "Why LEED for your clients?", features:

  • 20+ beautifully designed slides to help explain why LEED...

Published on 07 Jul 2016 Written by Marta Drzymala Posted in LEED

The July 2016 quarterly LEED rating system and reference guide addenda is now available. To view the changes:

Published on 05 Jul 2016 Written by Selina Holmes Posted in LEED

Put your skills and expertise to work catalyzing market transformation in building design, construction and operations. Become a volunteer for one of our many LEED Committees!

USGBC is looking for innovative sustainability professionals and experts in the design, construction and...

Published on 05 Jul 2016 Written by Selina Holmes Posted in LEED

In addition to the new credit language, LEED v4 also features an improved user experience that takes a new approach to support, resources and education. This month’s LEED v4 education suite focuses on providing LEED project teams...

Published on 30 Jun 2016 Written by Heather Benjamin Posted in LEED

Residents of D.C. love their Washington Nationals. Since 2008, when the LEED Silver Nationals Park stadium opened and brought major-league baseball back to the District, fans have packed the stands for that most...

Published on 29 Jun 2016 Written by Jennifer Owens Posted in LEED

LEED for Homes is available for building design and construction projects for single-family homes and multifamily projects up to eight stories—and LEED for Homes projects are now in dozens of countries...

Published on 14 Jun 2016 Written by Nora Knox Posted in LEED

A home is more than just shelter: homes are the most important buildings in our lives. We think that every building should be a green building—but especially homes. Why? LEED homes are built to be healthy, providing clean indoor...

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