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Published on 18 Dec 2014 Written by Taryn Holowka Posted in Media

New collaboration recognizes importance of sustainable parking facility design and management to the built environment

Washington, D.C. (Dec. 18, 2014) – In recognition of the importance of sustainable parking facilities...

Published on 11 Dec 2014 Written by Marisa Long Posted in Media

Report - LEED in Motion: India, emphasizes the rapid expansion of green building

New Delhi, India  – (11 Dec 2014) – USGBC announced today that 833 million square feet of building space in India is using LEED. The new study, LEED in Motion: India, was...

Published on 05 Dec 2014 Written by Marisa Long Posted in Media

The two sustainability leaders become partners of the United Nations’ Sustainable Energy for All Initiative’s Energy Efficiency Accelerator Platform

LIMA - (Dec. 5, 2014) – The U.S. Green Building Council...

Published on 02 Dec 2014 Posted in Media

Up-to-date, official statistics about USGBC programs

*Please note: These numbers are current as of October 2014

USGBC overview

  • 76 chapters
  • More than 12,870 national members
  • +...

Published on 25 Nov 2014 Written by Marisa Long Posted in Media

Board of Directors supports the mission, vision and values of USGBC, advances green building movement and sustainable future

Washington, D.C. -- (Nov. 25, 2014) -- USGBC announced today the newly elected and appointed officers and directors to its 2015 Board of Directors.

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Published on 24 Nov 2014 Posted in Media

When: Nov. 18-20, 2015

Where: Washington Convention Center, 801 Mt Vernon Pl NW, Washington, DC

About: USGBC’s Greenbuild International Conference & Expo is the world’s largest conference...

Published on 19 Nov 2014 Written by Marisa Long Posted in Media

USGBC honored for service to the planet with Champions of the Earth award

Washington, D.C. (Nov. 19, 2014)—USGBC was honored today as a winner of the United Nations’ top environmental accolade, the...

Published on 13 Nov 2014 Written by Marisa Long Posted in Media

According to a new survey released by USGBC, 87 percent of Indian green building professionals indicated that they anticipate the use of LEED in India to increase overall, with nine out of ten industry senior executives in India anticipating that their LEED-related work will increase over the...

Published on 06 Nov 2014 Written by Christopher Gray Posted in Media

Washington, D.C. – (Nov. 6, 2014) – USGBC announced today the addition of six new member organizations to its LEED International Roundtable, a team of practitioners, green building experts and organizations from around the...

Published on 04 Nov 2014 Posted in Media
Photo credit: Rob Moody

Benefits of LEED-Certified Homes: Savings, Value, Well-Being, Trusted

Homes don’t merely have an outsized impact on our personal lives, they are also a critical piece of the broader building industry. The National Association of Home Builders reports that as of the...

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

Updated November 18, 2014

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)...

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