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Published on 25 Feb 2015 Written by Marisa Long Posted in Media

Support increases with knowledge of LEED’s positive impact on job creation and cost savings

WASHINGTON, D.C. (Feb. 25, 2015) — The U.S. Green Building Council’s (USGBC) LEED green building rating system has strong bipartisan support...

Published on 23 Feb 2015 Posted in Media

MARKET IMPACT

This year it is estimated that 40-48% of new nonresidential construction will be green, equating to a $120-145 billion opportunity1

62% of firms building new single-family homes report that they are doing more than 15% of their projects green...

Published on 10 Feb 2015 Posted in Media
Photo credit: Benjamin Benschneider

Overall Trends

  • The top two reasons for building green: client demand (35%) and market demand (33%).1
  • The global green building market grew in 2013 to $260 billion, including an estimated 20 percent of all new U.S. commercial...

Published on 06 Feb 2015 Written by Marisa Long Posted in Media

Washington, D.C. (Feb. 6, 2015) – The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) announced today that Fannie Mae will reward multifamily properties with a green building certification, such as LEED, with a lower interest rate. USGBC’s LEED green building rating system is one of several...

Published on 04 Feb 2015 Written by Marisa Long Posted in Media

Nine out of 10 senior industry executives in India anticipate LEED-related
work to increase between now and 2019

New Delhi, India (Feb. 4, 2015) – The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) announced today that Leadership in Energy &...

Published on 04 Feb 2015 Written by Marisa Long Posted in Media

Illinois leads among all states for the second consecutive year; newcomers Georgia and Arizona show momentum with LEED in the South and Southwest

Washington, D.C. — (Feb. 4, 2015) — Today, the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) released its annual list...

Published on 29 Jan 2015 Posted in Media

Up-to-date, official statistics about USGBC programs

*Please note: These numbers are current as of June 2015

USGBC overview

  • More than 12,200 national members
  • More than 17,500 Greenbuild...

Published on 28 Jan 2015 Written by Marisa Long Posted in Media

Weifang, China – (Jan. 26, 2015) – The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) and the city of Weifang have signed a strategic agreement to accelerate greater adoption of green buildings while strengthening and encouraging robust green city principles and practices in Weifang.

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Published on 18 Dec 2014 Written by Taryn Holowka Posted in Media

New collaboration recognizes importance of sustainable parking facility design and management to the built environment

Washington, D.C. (Dec. 18, 2014) – In recognition of the importance of sustainable parking facilities...

Published on 17 Dec 2014 Written by Aline Peterson Posted in Media

Recipients Represent the Best Environmental Efforts in Schools Across U.S. 

Washington, D.C. – (Dec. 17, 2014) – The Center for Green Schools at USGBC announced...

Published on 11 Dec 2014 Written by Marisa Long Posted in Media

Report - LEED in Motion: India, emphasizes the rapid expansion of green building

New Delhi, India  – (11 Dec 2014) – USGBC announced today that 833 million square feet of building space in India is using LEED. The new study, LEED in Motion: India, was...

Published on 05 Dec 2014 Written by Marisa Long Posted in Media

The two sustainability leaders become partners of the United Nations’ Sustainable Energy for All Initiative’s Energy Efficiency Accelerator Platform

LIMA - (Dec. 5, 2014) – The U.S. Green Building Council...

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