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Published on 24 May 2016 Written by Marisa Long Posted in Media

New credit continues push for better understanding and decision making around building materials & products

Washington, D.C.—(May 24, 2016)—Today, the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) announced a new LEED pilot credit—...

Published on 11 May 2016 Written by Marisa Long Posted in Media

Washington, DC—(May 11, 2016)—USGBC and an array of national building industry leaders gathered this week at the White House’s national conference on resilient building codes to discuss the economic and community benefits of resilient design and to consider actions that the...

Published on 10 May 2016 Written by Joseph Crea Posted in Media

LEED Earth designed to spur growth of green building in countries around the world

Washington, D.C.—(May 10, 2016)—USGBC announced today that 23 countries have certified their first LEED...

Published on 13 Apr 2016 Written by Marisa Long Posted in Media

Washington, D.C.—(April 13, 2016)—The U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) announced it has adopted the SITES rating system for its capital construction program. Owned and managed by Green Business Certification, Inc. (GBCI),...

Published on 08 Apr 2016 Written by Leticia McCadden Posted in Media

Overall waste diversion rate of 84 percent and 70 percent regional food sourcing among highlights for hometown event in Washington, D.C., at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center

Washington, D.C.—April 8, 2016—...

Published on 05 Apr 2016 Written by Marisa Long Posted in Media

New materials addenda designed to foster holistic transformation in the building product industry

Washington, DC—(April 5, 2016)—Today, USGBC announced the quarterly addenda...

Published on 05 Apr 2016 Written by Marisa Long Posted in Media

Washington, DC(April 5, 2016)Today, USGBC announced the quarterly addenda to the LEED green building rating system, which includes a new pilot Alternative...

Published on 01 Apr 2016 Posted in Media

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) established the Center for Green Schools in 2010 to help focus its green school efforts and affect change for this critical building type – no other buildings speak more to the power of green...

Published on 31 Mar 2016 Written by Rachel Gilbert Posted in Media

Recipients represent impressive environmental efforts in schools across the United States

Pittsburgh—(March 31, 2016)—Today, the Center for Green Schools at USGBC, in...

Published on 23 Mar 2016 Written by Leticia McCadden Posted in Media

New report by USGBC, the 21st Century School Fund and National Council on School Facilities projects a $46 billion annual deficit in U.S. school funding

Washington, D.C.—(March 23, 2016)—The...

Published on 14 Mar 2016 Written by Marisa Long Posted in Media

Health and well-being rapidly emerging as important area of opportunity for the industry

March 14, 2016 (Amsterdam)—GRESB, the global standard for environmental, social and governance (ESG)...

Published on 18 Feb 2016 Written by Leticia McCadden Posted in Media

LEED in Motion: Hospitality report highlights hotel brands across the world incorporating LEED and other sustainability practices

Washington, D.C.—(Feb. 18, 2016)—Today, USGBC released its...

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