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Published on 18 Nov 2014 Written by Michael Zatz Posted in Industry

Energy costs in multifamily properties have risen by 20 percent over the past decade. These rising costs are squeezing operating income for building owners and managers, and they’re making apartments and condos less affordable for residents.

Here’s another staggering statistic...

Published on 18 Nov 2014 Written by Melanie Share Posted in Education

Education @USGBC is your go-to place for sustainability and green building education.

Ready to take your knowledge to the next level?

Check out the preview below of this month's featured course, courtesy of the...

Published on 17 Nov 2014 Written by Micah Silvey Posted in LEED

Have you ever wondered what goes into a LEED certification review decision? 

All reviewers work from the same set of principles, when applying the LEED requirements to a wide diversity of project types. Below are some things to keep in mind when preparing to...

Published on 14 Nov 2014 Written by Nia Lindsey Posted in Community

Just as architects and builders are moving toward more sustainable materials to create environmentally-friendly living and work spaces, graphic designers are progressively finding ways to make their work more impactful by hitting the triple bottom line.

Printing with low-VOC or soy inks...

Published on 13 Nov 2014 Written by Tanvi Jaganath Posted in Center for Green Schools

On Sept. 27, 2014, Green Technologies Dubai, a USGBC Education Partner, carried the message of environmental protection to St. Anthony’s Maha Vidyalaya School, Allogaollewa, in rural Sri Lanka....

Published on 13 Nov 2014 Written by Melanie Share Posted in Education

USGBC Education Partners are leaders, trusted voices and reputable providers of green building and sustainability education. You can access their courses on ...

Published on 13 Nov 2014 Written by Christopher Gray Posted in International
Published on 13 Nov 2014 Written by Marisa Long Posted in Media

According to a new survey released by USGBC, 87 percent of Indian green building professionals indicated that they anticipate the use of LEED in India to increase overall, with nine out of ten industry senior executives in India anticipating that their LEED-related work will increase over the...

Published on 12 Nov 2014 Written by Taryn Holowka Posted in International

We know that LEED is global: it is used in 150+ countries, and the international uptake of LEED is a key driver of rating system development and resources. 

This past...

Published on 12 Nov 2014 Written by Joseph Crea Posted in International

Greenbuild 2014 has come and gone, and for those of you who were unable to attend we have created two "Top five" lists.  

Top five things you should know about Greenbuild 2014

  1. ...

Published on 12 Nov 2014 Written by Hannah Wilber Posted in LEED

This article is the third installment in a series of tips and best practices for making your home more sustainable. Read the first article and the...

Published on 12 Nov 2014 Written by Jennifer Easton Posted in LEED

430+ LEED-certified stores

Kohl’s is committed to being a leading environmentally responsible retailer. LEED is one way they put this commitment into practice. An active member of the U.S. Green Building Council since 2007, Kohl’s utilizes USGBC’s LEED...

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