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Published on 30 Jun 2015 Written by Aline Peterson Posted in Media

California embraces new path to achieve LEED certification as state struggles with drought

San Diego, CA – (June 30, 2015) – USGBC announced today the availability of a new path forward for California...

Published on 28 Jun 2015 Written by Taryn Holowka Posted in Media

(Washington, D.C. – June 28, 2015) USGBC announced today that Rick Fedrizzi, the visionary founder of USGBC and CEO since 2003, will not seek renewal of his contract as USGBC’s CEO at the end of 2016, paving the way for an organizational leadership transition in 2017.



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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


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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...

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