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Published on 26 Aug 2014 Written by Mika Kania Posted in Industry

The Green Building Evaluation Label (GBEL) is a voluntary national rating system in China administered by the Ministry of Housing and Urban-Rural Development (MOHURD).

GBEL is a green building certification...

Published on 22 Aug 2014 Written by Mahesh Ramanujam Posted in LEED

As a LEED fellow of ours recently quipped, many people who experience a LEED building often say: “There’s something nice about this building that we have never felt before about our previous buildings.”

LEED buildings bring a harmony between the natural and...

Published on 22 Aug 2014 Written by Melanie Share Posted in Education

You want the best courses and we've got them. 

Check out this month's best three courses to grow your sustainability knowledge.

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Published on 22 Aug 2014 Written by Matthew Walsman Posted in Industry

This article was co-authored by Rohit Verma and Matthew Walsman of the Cornell Center for Hospitality Research.

We’ve known for some time that LEED certification helps cut operating costs for all kinds of commercial buildings, including hotels. But we wanted to get a handle...

Published on 22 Aug 2014 Written by David Marcus Posted in Industry

Join us remotely or in person at the USGBC headquarters in Washington D.C. for the next event in USGBC's ongoing LEED, Materials and Health series, "...

Published on 21 Aug 2014 Written by Jennifer Easton Posted in Industry

As the healthcare industry sees potential shifts to smaller, decentralized facilities and a greater emphasis on connectivity for patients and caregivers, we are forced to examine the trends in healthcare design as one single movement.

Join industry leaders to make valuable connections,...

Published on 21 Aug 2014 Written by Melissa Gallagher... Posted in Industry

Working on a project for a federal agency? Odds are, you’re familiar with the Guiding Principles

United States federal agencies, from EPA to NASA, voluntarily abide by the...

Published on 21 Aug 2014 Written by Brendan Owens Posted in LEED

I sat there watching my daughter whack away at one of the screws in her toy workbench with a hammer. “Honey, that’s not going to work. Try the screwdriver. You have to use the right tool for the job.” It was one of those seemingly endless, for me, number of parenting moments...

Published on 21 Aug 2014 Written by Jacob Kriss Posted in Media

Move will coordinate Standard 189.1, the International Green Construction Code and LEED to offer comprehensive system of regulatory and voluntary leadership tools for jurisdictions

Washington, D.C. — (Aug. 21, 2014) — The...

Published on 21 Aug 2014 Written by Margo Street Posted in Community

Members of the USGBC Missouri Gateway Chapter recently launched a campaign sharing why they stand for green building.

See the photos below to find out why you should stand for green building, too.

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Published on 20 Aug 2014 Written by Hannah Wilber Posted in Center for Green Schools

The ...

Published on 20 Aug 2014 Written by Jacob Kriss Posted in Media

Dr. M Ramachandran Brings Decades of Program Planning Experience at State, Central Level

New Delhi, India — (20 August 2014) — Today, the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) announced that Dr. M Ramachandran has joined the Council as a senior adviser...

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