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Published on 29 Aug 2013 Posted in Media

Our newly released report, LEED in Motion: People and Progress, or LEED en Acción: Personas y Progreso, is now available in Spanish.

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

WASHINGTON, D.C. (August 15, 2013) – The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) today announced LEED Professional Credentials have been approved for college credit through New Jersey’s State Energy Sector Partnership (SESP) initiative. SESP is the result of an award to the NJ State...

Published on 14 Aug 2013 Written by Jacob Kriss Posted in Media

New report series demonstrates breadth, momentum of green building movement

Washington, D.C. — (Aug. 14, 2013) — The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) has released its inaugural LEED in Motion report, a holistic statistical snapshot of the green building...

Published on 08 Aug 2013 Posted in Media

New York Times Square Feet reporter Julie Satow on why the Durst Organization is cultivating bees at its LEED Platinum One Bryant Park headquarters. ...

Published on 07 Aug 2013 Written by Marisa Long Posted in Media

USGBC Joins Forces with Green Sports Alliance to Promote Healthy, Sustainable Sporting Venues and Programs

Professional sports embracing LEED green building program with 25 venues currently certified

Washington, D.C. – (August 7, 2013) – With...

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Published on 07 Aug 2013 Posted in Media

The LEED Green Building Program: Spurring Growth in Sustainable Building, Design and Construction in the U.S. and Across the Globe

FACT: To earn LEED certification, projects choose LEED points based on the environmental and occupant benefits...

Published on 16 Jul 2013 Written by Joseph Crea Posted in Media

Washington, D.C., July 16, 2013—IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, and the World Green Building Council (WorldGBC) today announced that they will collaborate to rapidly scale up the construction of green buildings in emerging markets. The new partnership demonstrates a...

Published on 02 Jul 2013 Written by Marisa Long Posted in Media

The newest version of the LEED® green building rating system moves toward an official market launch at Greenbuild

Washington, D.C. — (July 2, 2013) — The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) announced today that its membership has voted to adopt LEED v4, the next...

Published on 01 Jul 2013 Written by Joseph Crea Posted in Media

Solutions for Europe developed by European technical experts.

Washington, D.C. — (July 2, 2013) — In an effort to accelerate sustainable development around the world, the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), creators of the LEED® Green Building Rating System, have added...

Published on 25 Jun 2013 Written by Rick Fedrizzi Posted in Media

On behalf of the green building community, I want to commend President Obama for taking a bold step forward today to combat climate change and for recognizing once again the important role that green buildings must play if we are to meet our ambitious goals. Buildings are responsible for 40...

Published on 25 Jun 2013 Written by Cecilia Shutters Posted in Media

Slate of sustainability resolutions at mayors' annual meeting reflects work of mayors around the country to spur economic savings and create jobs through green building, clean energy and infrastructure investment

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Published on 30 May 2013 Posted in Media

Global projects represent a variety of building types, including schools, universities, healthcare facilities, office spaces and residential buildings

Washington, D.C. (May 30, 2013) – The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) announced today...

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