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Published on 07 Sep 2016 Written by Rachel Gilbert Posted in Media

Arizona State University and Johnson County Community College demonstrate ongoing commitment to climate leadership

WASHINGTON, DC—(Sept. 7, 2016)— Today, the Center for Green Schools at...

Published on 07 Sep 2016 Written by Marisa Long Posted in Media

Real estate sector reducing energy consumption, carbon emissions, water use

Amsterdam – (Sept. 7, 2016) – GRESB, the leading data provider for environmental, social and governance (ESG) performance of real assets, today released the results...

Published on 29 Aug 2016 Written by Marisa Long Posted in Media

Aloe Blacc and X Ambassadors to perform at annual conference celebration

Washington, D.C.—(Aug. 29, 2016)—Informa Exhibitions U.S., Construction & Real Estate and USGBC are excited to announce singer/songwriter...

Published on 22 Aug 2016 Written by Joseph Crea Posted in Media

DELHI, INDIA—Green Business Certification Inc. (GBCI), the exclusive global certification body for LEED projects and the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), announced The...

Published on 17 Aug 2016 Written by Rachel Gilbert Posted in Media

Sarah Beth Harkless will help advance the state toward greener buildings and a more sustainable future

 WASHINGTON, D.C. – (August 17, 2016) – Today, the...

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

Dallas, TX—(August 11, 2016)—Informa Exhibitions U.S., Construction & Real Estate and the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) announced today that Sebastian Junger will speak at the Greenbuild 2016 Plenary and...

Published on 11 Aug 2016 Written by Joseph Crea Posted in Media

The number of LEED projects in Brazil has increased by 30 percent since 2015

São Paulo, Brazil—(Aug. 11, 2016)—Today, the U.S. Green Building Council® (USGBC) released its 2016 ...

Published on 08 Aug 2016 Written by Rachel Gilbert Posted in Media

Heidi Kunka will further green building initiatives for a more sustainable future. 

WASHINGTON, D.C.—(August 8, 2016)—Today, the U.S. Green Building Council® (USGBC)...

Published on 21 Jul 2016 Written by Joseph Crea Posted in Media

New course integrates sustainability and LEED for existing buildings into higher education to shape future leaders of the green building industry 

India—(June 29, 2016)—USGBC announced today...

Published on 19 Jul 2016 Written by Leticia McCadden Posted in Media

Shelby Busó will help advance the state toward greener buildings and a more sustainable future

WASHINGTON, D.C.—(July 19, 2016)—Today, USGBC announced the appointment of Shelby Busó as the director of...

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

The world’s largest green building conference and expo will take place Oct. 5–7, 2016 in Los Angeles

Dallas, Texas—(July 13, 2016)—Informa Exhibitions and USGBC announce famed...

Published on 01 Jul 2016 Posted in Media

This article was updated in October 2016.

LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) homes are green homes, and they are transforming the residential market and people’s lives around the world. LEED homes are...

Published on 01 Jul 2016 Posted in Media

This article was updated in October 2016.

LEED, or Leadership in Energy...

Published on 01 Jul 2016 Posted in Media

This article was updated October 2016.

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) is committed to a prosperous, healthy and sustainable future through its LEED green building certification program, robust educational offerings, nationwide network of local members, the annual...

Published on 01 Jul 2016 Posted in Media

This article was updated October 2016.

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 building...

Published on 01 Jul 2016 Posted in Media

Up-to-date, official statistics about USGBC programs

*Please note: These numbers are current as of October 2016

USGBC overview

  • More than 12,000 national members
  • More than 19,000 Greenbuild...

Published on 28 Jun 2016 Written by Leticia McCadden Posted in Media

Annual recognition highlights projects, developers and builders leading the residential market in sustainable development.

Washington, D.C.—(June 28, 2016)—Today, USGBC announced the recipients of its annual LEED Homes...

Published on 22 Jun 2016 Written by Marisa Long Posted in Media

As a member of the Board of Directors, Templeton will help guide the strategy of the WorldGBC

Washington, D.C.—(June 22, 2016)—Peter...

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