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Published on 08 Apr 2016 Written by Leticia McCadden Posted in Media

Overall waste diversion rate of 84 percent and 70 percent regional food sourcing among highlights for hometown event in Washington, D.C., at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center

Washington, D.C.—April 8, 2016—...

Published on 05 Apr 2016 Written by Marisa Long Posted in Media

New materials addenda designed to foster holistic transformation in the building product industry

Washington, DC—(April 5, 2016)—Today, USGBC announced the quarterly addenda...

Published on 05 Apr 2016 Written by Marisa Long Posted in Media

Washington, DC(April 5, 2016)Today, USGBC announced the quarterly addenda to the LEED green building rating system, which includes a new pilot Alternative...

Published on 01 Apr 2016 Posted in Media

Buildings are responsible for an enormous amount of global energy use, resource consumption and greenhouse gas emissions. As the demand for more sustainable building options increases, green construction is becoming increasingly profitable and desirable within the international construction...

Published on 01 Apr 2016 Posted in Media

The LEED Dynamic Plaque is a near real-time performance-scoring platform created to educate and engage building users and operators. Performance is tracked through the LEEDon platform, which...

Published on 01 Apr 2016 Posted in Media
Photo credit: Rob Moody

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 built to be healthier and safer by providing cleaner...

Published on 01 Apr 2016 Posted in Media

The Greenbuild International Conference and Expo, owned and operated by Informa and presented by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), is the world’s largest green building exposition...

Published on 01 Apr 2016 Posted in Media

LEED, or Leadership in Energy...

Published on 01 Apr 2016 Posted in Media

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 Apr 2016 Posted in Media

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 than the places where our children learn.

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Published on 31 Mar 2016 Written by Rachel Gilbert Posted in Media

Recipients represent impressive environmental efforts in schools across the United States

Pittsburgh—(March 31, 2016)—Today, the Center for Green Schools at USGBC, in...

Published on 23 Mar 2016 Written by Leticia McCadden Posted in Media

New report by USGBC, the 21st Century School Fund and National Council on School Facilities projects a $46 billion annual deficit in U.S. school funding

Washington, D.C.—(March 23, 2016)—The...

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