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Published on 10 May 2016 Written by Joseph Crea Posted in Media

LEED Earth designed to spur growth of green building in countries around the world

Washington, D.C.—(May 10, 2016)—USGBC announced today that 23 countries have certified their first LEED...

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

Washington, D.C.—(April 13, 2016)—The U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) announced it has adopted the SITES rating system for its capital construction program. Owned and managed by Green Business Certification, Inc. (GBCI),...

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

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 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...

Published on 14 Mar 2016 Written by Marisa Long Posted in Media

Health and well-being rapidly emerging as important area of opportunity for the industry

March 14, 2016 (Amsterdam)—GRESB, the global standard for environmental, social and governance (ESG)...

Published on 18 Feb 2016 Written by Leticia McCadden Posted in Media

LEED in Motion: Hospitality report highlights hotel brands across the world incorporating LEED and other sustainability practices

Washington, D.C.—(Feb. 18, 2016)—Today, USGBC released its...

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