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Published on 21 Sep 2016 Written by Ashley Katz Posted in LEED

You asked for it, and we’ve got it!

Stop by USGBC booth #1425 at Greenbuild to pick up your very own pink oak leaf to get snapping! Take it...

Published on 20 Sep 2016 Written by Kunal Gulati Posted in LEED

Greenbuild 2016, "Iconic Green," raises the bar on LEED®. The future of our built environment is based on performance. The fitness trackers we wear on our wrists are now on...

Published on 19 Sep 2016 Written by Dean DiPietro Posted in LEED

LEED® is about transforming markets in pursuit of our shared vision of green buildings for everyone within this generation. Getting there requires continuous improvement—evolving, changing and adapting as we lead the industry to a...

Published on 16 Sep 2016 Written by Hannah Jane Brown Posted in LEED

Happy birthday, ranger! Recently, fans of the country’s most awesome public lands celebrated the National Park Service centennial. Since 1916, the National Park Service has been hard at work preserving...

Published on 15 Sep 2016 Written by Sara Cederberg Posted in LEED

At USGBC®, we’ve been excited to watch more and more companies take on zero waste goals for their campuses and facilities over the past few years. Resource efficiency and designing out waste are difficult concepts to write LEED...

Published on 13 Sep 2016 Written by Jack Fraser Posted in LEED

Applying many of the requirements for LEED® v4 for Building Operations and Maintenance: Existing Buildings (LEED O+M) can result in drastic reductions in energy use, water consumption and heating and cooling demands. Beyond...

Published on 06 Sep 2016 Written by Carrie Webster Posted in LEED

Starting November 1, the newest version of LEED®, LEED v4, will be the only choice for new project registrations. LEED v4 promises to bring increased technical stringency, encouragement for integrated design, a broader scope for...

Published on 31 Aug 2016 Written by Kunal Gulati Posted in LEED

Hosting some of Colorado’s most green organizations, The Alliance Center is a beacon of sustainability in downtown Denver. A learning laboratory for the commercial real estate industry in the state of Colorado...

Published on 29 Aug 2016 Written by Annie Butler Posted in LEED

You may have seen our new LEED ad campaign, appearing in magazines this fall. The iconic pink oak leaf is even showing up on...

Published on 24 Aug 2016 Written by Sarah Buffaloe Posted in LEED

This content was contributed by Sarah Buffaloe and Alexandra Connor at WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff, a USGBC Platinum member.

With the upcoming sunset date and full...

Published on 17 Aug 2016 Written by David Marcus Posted in LEED

One of my favorite parts of the Olympics is the behind the scenes featurettes of different athletes. I love seeing home videos of their childhood athletic pursuits, hearing stories about how much time and effort went into honing their skill, and then finally witnessing their status as the high...

Published on 16 Aug 2016 Written by Nora Knox Posted in LEED

Everyone deserves access to housing that is healthy, affordable and accessible to jobs and amenities.

The Affordable Green Neighborhoods Grant Program builds capacity among affordable housing...

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