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Published on 01 Apr 2016 Posted in Media

This article was updated in January 2017.

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...

Published on 01 Apr 2016 Posted in Media

This article was updated in October 2016.

The Greenbuild International Conference and Expo, owned and operated by Informa and presented by the U.S. Green Building Council...

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...

Published on 16 Feb 2016 Written by Marisa Long Posted in Media

New SmartMarket report shows global green building continues to double every three years

Washington, DC (Feb. 16, 2016) – USGBC has announced the results of the Dodge Data & Analytics...

Published on 10 Feb 2016 Written by Marisa Long Posted in Media

World’s leading green credentialing body and industry association collaborate to increase deployment of cleaner, resilient energy grids for more sustainable cities, communities and campuses

Austin, TX—(Feb. 10, 2016)—Today,...

Published on 08 Feb 2016 Written by Marisa Long Posted in Media

More than 1,200 expected to convene in Pittsburgh for annual conference that brings together school thought leaders and champions

Washington, D.C.—(Feb. 8, 2016)—The Green Schools Conference and Expo (GSCE), presented by the...

Published on 03 Feb 2016 Written by Rachel Gilbert Posted in Media

Beth Cope will lead the state’s green building efforts toward a more sustainable future

Washington, D.C.—(Feb. 3, 2016)—Today, USGBC announced the appointment of Beth Cope as the...

Published on 27 Jan 2016 Written by Joseph Crea Posted in Media

Washington, D.C.—(January 27, 2016)—Today, USGBC announced the 2015 Top 10 Provinces and Municipalities in Mainland China participating in LEED, the world’s most widely used and recognized green building rating system. The...

Published on 26 Jan 2016 Written by Leticia McCadden Posted in Media

Illinois leads among all U.S. states for the third consecutive year; LEED momentum grows on the West Coast

Washington, D.C.—(Jan. 26, 2016)—Today, USGBC announced its annual Top 10 States for LEED, the world’s most widely used and recognized green building...

Published on 15 Jan 2016 Written by Leticia McCadden Posted in Media

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

Washington, D.C. (Jan. 15, 2016)—Today, GBCI, the certification body for USGBC...

Published on 15 Jan 2016 Written by Leticia McCadden Posted in Media

New collaboration will accelerate market transformation of smart grid technologies and sustainable power systems in the region through GBCI’s PEER program for sustainable power grid performance

New Delhi, India (15 January 2016)—Today,...

Published on 05 Jan 2016 Written by Leticia McCadden Posted in Media

Higher education students will receive 50 percent discount to support future sustainability careers

Washington, D.C. – (Jan. 5, 2015) – Today, the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) announced for the first time that students will be able...

Published on 08 Dec 2015 Written by Marisa Long Posted in Media

Increase in attendance, sold-out sessions and high-level speakers among highlights of week

Dallas (Dec. 8, 2015) – Informa Exhibitions and the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) have announced the results of the 2015 Greenbuild International...

Published on 03 Dec 2015 Written by Marisa Long Posted in Media

USGBC’s ambitious commitment made at COP21 in Paris today

Paris, France (Dec. 3, 2015) – The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) announced today that it will commit to scaling green buildings to more than 5 billion square feet (478 million...

Published on 20 Nov 2015 Written by Marisa Long Posted in Media

 Thornton Tomasetti, Skanska and JLL Join Dozens in the Built Sector Urging Policymakers to Act on One of the “Greatest Economic Opportunities of the 21st Century"

WASHINGTON, D.C. ...

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