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

The U.S. Green Building Council applauds President Obama and EPA Administrator McCarthy for their leadership this week in adopting the Clean Power Plan - a measure critical to the nation’s efforts to address climate change and all the human risks and impacts it entails. Importantly,...

Published on 01 Aug 2015 Posted in Media
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Benefits of LEED-Certified Homes: Savings, Value, Well-Being, Trusted

Homes don’t merely have an outsized impact on our personal lives, they are also a critical piece of the broader building industry. The National Association of Home Builders reports that as of the...

Published on 30 Jul 2015 Written by Marisa Long Posted in Media

Highlights include 71.5 percent waste diversion and 97 percent local food served at the Greenbuild Celebration

Washington, D.C. - (July 30, 3015) - Informa Exhibitions U.S., Construction and Real Estate and USGBC have released the 2014...

Published on 23 Jul 2015 Written by Marisa Long Posted in Media

Internationally renowned, the world's largest conference and expo 
dedicated to green building to rotate cities

Washington, D.C. — (July 23, 2015) — Dates were announced today for future...

Published on 22 Jul 2015 Written by Marisa Long Posted in Media

Demand for sustainable buildings continues to grow throughout the globe

Washington, D.C.—(July 22, 2015)—Today, the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) announced its international rankings of the Top 10 Countries for...

Published on 14 Jul 2015 Written by Aline Peterson Posted in Media

Funds will help advance existing Green Health Partnership, research to promote healthy places

Washington, DC – (July 14, 2015) – USGBC and the University of Virginia School of Medicine (UVA) announced today...

Published on 09 Jul 2015 Written by Marisa Long Posted in Media

Former chief of the World Green Building Council to promote green building market transformation throughout Asia

Washington, DC - (July 9, 2015) –  USGBC announced today that Jane Henley,...

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...

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