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Published on 11 Dec 2013 Written by Marisa Long Posted in Media

Ohio LEED schools save energy, money and resources and are healthier for students and faculty

Washington, D.C. — (Dec. 11, 2013)— Today, the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) recognizes the state of Ohio and the Ohio School Facilities Commission (...

Published on 09 Dec 2013 Written by Jacob Kriss Posted in Media

LEED in Motion: Impacts and Innovation is the third and final report in the 2013 series

Washington, D.C. — (Dec. 9, 2013) — The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) has released the third and final installment of its LEED in Motion report...

Published on 05 Dec 2013 Written by Marisa Long Posted in Media

WASHINGTON, DC (Dec. 5, 2013) – Today, President Obama signed a memorandum directing the federal government to consume 20 percent of its electricity from renewable sources by 2020, more than double the current level.

Rick Fedrizzi, president, CEO and founding chair...

Published on 22 Nov 2013 Posted in Media

Here’s our weekly collection of green building in the media, Greenbuild edition:

Keynote with Hillary Clinton:

Published on 21 Nov 2013 Written by Mallory Shelter Posted in Media

90 percent of Americans agree that more money  needs to go toward fixing our nation’s school facilities

Philadelphia – (Nov. 21, 2013) – A new independent nationwide survey reveals 3 out of 4 Americans are...

Published on 21 Nov 2013 Written by Marisa Long Posted in Media

Board upholds vision, values, mission of USGBC, steers global movement for sustainable buildings

Washington, DC (Nov. 19, 2013) – The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) announced today the newly elected officers and directors to its 2014 Board of Directors....

Published on 20 Nov 2013 Written by Marisa Long Posted in Media

122 projects across the globe projects already using new LEED system

Philadelphia, Pa. — (Nov. 20, 2013) — The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) announces that LEED v4, the newest version of the LEED green building program, launched today at the annual Greenbuild...

Published on 19 Nov 2013 Written by Mallory Shelter Posted in Media

 29 countries join coalition to support healthy, sustainable schools for all students around the world 

Philadelphia, PA (November 19, 2013) – Today, at the Greenbuild...

Published on 18 Nov 2013 Written by Marisa Long Posted in Media

Partnership will increase disclosure and awareness of building material products and processes to better inform building professionals and consumers

November 18, 2013 (Washington, D.C.) —Today, the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), developers of the global LEED (...

Published on 15 Nov 2013 Written by Mallory Shelter Posted in Media

Media are invited to press conference unveiling results and media panel featuring green school experts

WHAT:

Join the Center for Green Schools at USGBC and United Technologies Corp. (UTC) as they unveil the results of a new, independent...

Published on 15 Nov 2013 Written by Marisa Long Posted in Media

Leaders in the Philadelphia sports community discuss how their franchises adopt green practices

WHAT:

Join the U.S. Green Building Council, the Green Sports Alliance, and sustainability leaders from the ...

Published on 15 Nov 2013 Posted in Media

November 15 - Next week, approximately 30,000 people from around the world will gather in Philadelphia for the Greenbuild International Conference & Expo, which features three days of extensive educational programming, workshops and showcases of the latest green products and...

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