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Published on 30 Sep 2014 Written by Marisa Long Posted in Media

Washington, D.C. – (Sept. 30, 2014) – The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) and Bank of America Charitable Foundation announced today the 11 projects selected for the 2014 Affordable Green Neighborhoods (AGN) grant program.

Each of these neighborhood redevelopment projects...

Published on 30 Sep 2014 Written by Marisa Long Posted in Media

More than 3,700 service projects took place throughout the world with hundreds of thousands of volunteers participating

Washington, DC – (Sept. 29, 2014) – The third annual Green Apple Day...

Published on 24 Sep 2014 Written by Marisa Long Posted in Media

Author Paul Hawken, NextGen Climate President Tom Steyer and

Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley to participate in a high-energy discussion on climate change

Washington, D...

Published on 22 Sep 2014 Written by Marisa Long Posted in Media

Largest U.S. Sustainable Building Conference and Expo Taking Place in New Orleans Oct. 22-24

Dallas (Sept. 18, 2014) – Excitement and buzz are building as the final preparations take place for the 2014 Greenbuild International Conference & Expo, scheduled for Oct. 22-24...

Published on 17 Sep 2014 Written by Marisa Long Posted in Media

 

The inaugural “people’s choice” awards recognize the year’s best green products, projects, organizations and individuals making an impact in green building 

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

CCN encourages college campuses to reduce energy consumption

(Washington, D.C.) Sept. 16, 2014 – Organizing partners The Center for Green Schools at the U.S. Green Building Council, Lucid, the Alliance to Save...

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

 Countries selected previously had no LEED buildings

Washington, D.C. — (Sept. 16, 2014) — The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) announced today that 12 countries now have their very first...

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

Washington, D.C. — (Sept. 15, 2014) — Today, the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) announced the results of a study of job postings from across the United States, revealing that demand for the LEED Accredited Professional (LEED AP) and LEED Green...

Published on 03 Sep 2014 Written by Taryn Holowka Posted in Media

Today, the Green Building Certification Institute (GBCI) launched LEED Proven Provider, a new designation that streamlines the LEED project review process for experienced organizations that demonstrate consistent excellence in administering LEED projects. 

“LEED Proven Provider...

Published on 27 Aug 2014 Written by Marisa Long Posted in Media

WASHINGTON, DC - (August 27, 2014) - The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) and the American Chemistry Council (ACC) today announced a new initiative designed to ensure the use of sustainable and environmentally protective products in buildings by...

Published on 21 Aug 2014 Written by Jacob Kriss Posted in Media

Move will coordinate Standard 189.1, the International Green Construction Code and LEED to offer comprehensive system of regulatory and voluntary leadership tools for jurisdictions

Washington, D.C. — (Aug. 21, 2014) — The...

Published on 20 Aug 2014 Written by Jacob Kriss Posted in Media

Dr. M Ramachandran Brings Decades of Program Planning Experience at State, Central Level

New Delhi, India — (20 August 2014) — Today, the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) announced that Dr. M Ramachandran has joined the Council as a senior adviser...

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