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Published on 30 Oct 2014 Written by Aline Peterson Posted in Media

School Districts to Receive Hands-on Sustainability Support

Washington, D.C. – (Oct. 30, 2014) – The Center for Green Schools at USGBC announced today the 2014 recipients of its school district scholarship program. The...

Published on 29 Oct 2014 Written by Marisa Long Posted in Media

Extension offers the green building industry additional time to prepare for the newest version of LEED

WASHINGTON, DC (Oct. 29, 2014) – The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) announced today that it will allow LEED users to register projects under...

Published on 23 Oct 2014 Written by Marisa Long Posted in Media

‘LEED in Motion: Retail’ report also reveals nearly 8,000 retailers worldwide participate in LEED

Washington, D.C – (Oct. 23, 2014) -- The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) announced today a new report detailing the extensive involvement of the...

Published on 21 Oct 2014 Written by Marisa Long Posted in Media

Backed by Smart Building Technology from Honeywell, USGBC’s LEED
Dynamic Plaque Helps Measure and Improve Ongoing Facility Performance

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (Oct. 21, 2014) – USGBC and Honeywell today...

Published on 17 Oct 2014 Posted in Media

MARKET IMPACT

By 2015, an estimated 40-48% of new nonresidential construction by value will be green, equating to a $120-145 billion opportunity1

U.S. respondents to a 2012 international survey projected that 58% of their building activities in 2015 would...

Published on 17 Oct 2014 Posted in Media

What is LEED? LEED, or Leadership in Energy...

Published on 17 Oct 2014 Posted in Media

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) is committed to a prosperous, healthy and sustainable future through cost-efficient and energy-saving green buildings. USGBC works toward its mission of market transformation through its LEED green building...

Published on 16 Oct 2014 Written by Marisa Long Posted in Media

Washington, D.C. - (Oct. 16, 2014) – Hanley Wood, USGBC and EMerge Alliance announced today that the world’s first Net Zero Zone will be unveiled at the 2014 Greenbuild...

Published on 15 Oct 2014 Written by Marisa Long Posted in Media

Move creates asset-to-portfolio toolkit for measuring sustainability of world’s largest asset class

Washington, D.C. (Oct. 15, 2014) – The Green Building Certification Institute (GBCI), the certification body for the global LEED®...

Published on 14 Oct 2014 Written by Marisa Long Posted in Media

Awards will be presented at the Greenbuild International Conference and Expo in New Orleans on Oct. 23, 2014

Washington, D.C. — (Oct. 14, 2014) — USGBC today announced the recipients of the 2014 Leadership Awards, which...

Published on 02 Oct 2014 Written by Marisa Long Posted in Media

USGBC CEO and Founding Chair Rick Fedrizzi announces expansion of USGBC’s top executive team

(Washington, D.C.) Oct. 2, 2014 - U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) CEO and Founding Chair Rick Fedrizzi today announced an expansion of...

Published on 01 Oct 2014 Written by Marisa Long Posted in Media

LEED Fellows represent an elite class of accomplished green-building professionals

Washington, D.C. – (Oct. 1, 2014) – The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) announces its 2014 class of LEED Fellows. This year’s 48...

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