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Published on 12 Jun 2015 Written by Marisa Long Posted in Media

June 8, 2015 (Washington, D.C.) – Informa Exhibitions U.S., Construction and Real Estate, the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) and EMerge Alliance announced today that the Net Zero Zone, the first of its kind in a major trade show, will return to the 2015...

Published on 10 Jun 2015 Written by Marisa Long Posted in Media

SITES addresses global concerns such as climate change, loss of biodiversity and resource depletion through sustainable landscape design and management

June 10, 2015 (Washington, D.C.) – Today, Green Business Certification Inc. (GBCI)...

Published on 09 Jun 2015 Written by Marisa Long Posted in Media

New partnership agreement will bring WELL to market across Canada

Washington, D.C. & Ottawa, ON (June 9, 2015) – Green Business Certification Inc. (GBCI) and the Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC) announce a new agreement to promote and...

Published on 05 Jun 2015 Written by Fleming Roberts Posted in Media

Washington, D.C. (June 5, 2015) – The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), and Capital Area Food Bank (CAFB), broke ground this week on the 2015 Greenbuild Legacy project, a new urban food studio designed to help...

Published on 28 May 2015 Written by Marisa Long Posted in Media

Washington, D.C. (May 28, 2015)— Today the U.S. Department of Energy announced two new Better Buildings Accelerators, which will convene leading organizations in the building industry to focus on key solutions for expanding energy efficiency in the residential sector. The...

Published on 28 May 2015 Written by Marisa Long Posted in Media

May 28, 2015 (Washington, DC) – In a recent signing ceremony, Bureau Veritas and Green Business Certification Inc. (GBCI), the certification body for the U.S. Green Building Council’s LEED green building program, finalized the terms of their exclusive global agreement to facilitate...

Published on 19 May 2015 Written by Aline Peterson Posted in Media

U.S. Green Building Council and Lucid’s Campus Conservation Nationals hits milestone as 2015 competition inspires college students across North America to reduce their electricity and water consumption


Washington, D.C. (May 19, 2015...

Published on 29 Apr 2015 Written by Marisa Long Posted in Media

Washington, D.C. – (April 29, 2015) – Today, Green Business Certification Inc. (GBCI) officially launched PEER, its rating system designed to measure and improve sustainable power system performance.

Modeled after the U.S. Green Building...

Published on 16 Apr 2015 Written by Marisa Long Posted in Media

Name change reflects organization’s growing portfolio of certification and credentialing services

Washington, D.C. – (April 16, 2015) – The GBCI Board of Directors announced today that GBCI, formerly known as the...

Published on 15 Apr 2015 Written by Aline Peterson Posted in Media

Dunbarton High School in Canada recognized for cutting-edge sustainability education 

Washington, D.C. – (April 15, 2015) – Today, the...

Published on 07 Apr 2015 Written by Marisa Long Posted in Media

Eighty percent of respondents cite LEED, the world’s premier green building program, as key way to communicate corporate sustainability efforts to stakeholders

Washington, D.C. (April 7, 2015) – The world’s top-...

Published on 03 Apr 2015 Written by Marisa Long Posted in Media

April 3, 2015 (Washington, DC) – The U.S. Green Building Council announced today that it will now recognize energy and water requirements from the Living Building Challenge (the Challenge) green building system within the LEED green building program.

“USGBC and the...

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