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Published on 06 Mar 2014 Written by Taryn Holowka Posted in LEED

Beginning this month, you’ll notice leaders from across the building industry peering out from magazine pages, newspapers, usgbc.org and around the web in our new ad series. Their message?

LEED ON.

What does it mean? Well, pardon our redundancy, but...

Published on 05 Mar 2014 Written by Nicholas Firmand Posted in LEED

Are you interested in becoming a LEED Fellow? Your time is now.

The U.S. Green Building Council call for nominations of qualified applicants is now open for the 2014 class of LEED Fellows.

What does it take to be a...

Published on 03 Mar 2014 Written by Ashley White Posted in LEED

As part of the LEED, Materials, and Health Initiative, the U.S. Green Building Council has engaged a team of scientific experts to conduct synthetic research and advise USGBC staff on the health-related aspects of building materials. These six Senior Materials Research Fellows are advancing the...

Published on 03 Mar 2014 Written by Melanie Share Posted in LEED

If you're looking to grow your green building knowledge Education @USGBC is how to do it.

Want to know more? Here are our top five FAQs. 

 

What is Education @USGBC?

ANSWER:

Education @USGBC is a simple-to-use platform with...

Published on 27 Feb 2014 Written by Jacob Kriss Posted in LEED

To celebrate the release of our list of the Top 10 States For LEED, we’re posting our narrative of the history of LEED’s development, originally released at the...

Published on 25 Feb 2014 Written by Dan Winters Posted in LEED

One of the most common questions posed by real estate professionals is, “What are the benefits of pursuing a LEED rating, and what are the marginal investment requirements necessary to attain these benefits?”

This GBIG Insight Research Anthology – High Performance...

Published on 21 Feb 2014 Written by Joseph Crea Posted in LEED

Editor's Note: From Burundi to Honduras, South Sudan to Ukraine—LEED certified buildings are quickly propagating in all corners of the globe. Since June 2013, USGBC’s LEED Earth campaign has facilitated the uptake of green buildings in 15 countries in which LEED was previously...

Published on 21 Feb 2014 Posted in LEED

If your project is using LEED for Homes (2008), Midrise Pilot (2010), Homes (v4), or Multifamily Midrise (v4), here's how to use the new LEED Online to register and certify your projects.

  1. First,...

Published on 21 Feb 2014 Written by Brendan Owens Posted in LEED
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I’ve got the Olympics on my mind. In addition to indulging in the theatre of the absurd that the live tweets about “dangerous face water...

Published on 20 Feb 2014 Written by Jacob Kriss Posted in LEED

To celebrate the release of our list of the Top 10 States For LEED, we’re posting our narrative of the history of LEED’s development, originally released at the Greenbuild...

Published on 19 Feb 2014 Written by Jennifer Easton Posted in LEED

If you've heard of Kleenex, you're familiar with Kimberly-Clark: the Platinum-level USGBC member company behind many mainstream personal care products, from Huggies to Cottonelle. Kimberly-Clark...

Published on 19 Feb 2014 Written by Jacob Kriss Posted in LEED

A lot can happen in a day — let alone 365 of them. And in the case of green building that took place in the Top 10 States for LEED, those 365 days brought us...

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