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Published on 23 Jun 2016 Written by Emily Neagle Posted in Industry

These days, it’s easy to shop online, but just because you’re not going to the brick and mortar store doesn’t mean your goods aren’t coming from a LEED-certified green building. When we look back on this time, I suspect one of the biggest wonders will be how so many...

Published on 23 Jun 2016 Written by Mahesh Ramanujam Posted in Industry

At USGBC, one important goal of our vision is promoting sustainable mobility around the world. We believe that parking and sustainability are not mutually exclusive concepts. We say that every story about a green building is a story about people, and every story about parking is a story about...

Published on 23 Jun 2016 Written by Christina Huynh Posted in Community

USGBC’s vision for efficient, healthy and sustainable buildings for all is supported by our members, from the Fortune 500 company based on the East Coast to the architect living in rural Arizona.

Our membership network represents a mosaic of professions and markets, all...

Published on 22 Jun 2016 Written by Marisa Long Posted in Media

As a member of the Board of Directors, Templeton will help guide the strategy of the WorldGBC

Washington, D.C.—(June 22, 2016)—Peter...

Published on 22 Jun 2016 Written by Jessica L. Wilson Posted in Community

Join USGBC South Carolina for a five-session lunchtime webinar series, LEED v4: Location and Transportation. This series, beginning at 12:00 p.m. on Thursday, July 7, 2016, offers content live from the...

Published on 22 Jun 2016 Written by Kunal Gulati Posted in Advocacy and policy

This past week, USGBC was an invited participant in the White House Summit on Scaling Renewable Energy and Storage with Smart Markets. The summit convened leading state, utility and private-sector stakeholders to highlight progress and commitments to promote a flexible, efficient, clean and...

Published on 22 Jun 2016 Written by Amanda Sawit Posted in International

USGBC’s mission is to bring the environmental and human health benefits of green buildings to all, and it is committed to accelerating the adoption of LEED in new and existing markets. 

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Published on 22 Jun 2016 Written by William Holness Posted in International

This series will help project teams in Latin America use LEED v4 by presenting the basic changes from LEED 2009 as well as some examples of how projects are currently meeting the requirements of this new version. This first article...

Published on 22 Jun 2016 Posted in Center for Green Schools

The green cleaning movement is gaining momentum as schools and universities make decisions that are healthier for students, staff and the environment, and as states pass legislation to help guide these decisions. It’s imperative to find the leaders who will help grow the movement in their...

Published on 21 Jun 2016 Written by Jessica L. Wilson Posted in Community

Halfway through the year, USGBC North Carolina reflects on our community’s accomplishments, challenges and the road ahead for 2016.

Since our formal integration with USGBC earlier this year, North Carolina staff...

Published on 21 Jun 2016 Posted in Community

It's no secret that buildings are responsible for a large portion of energy use in the United States. What many people are not aware of is how easy it can be to increase energy efficiency at little to no cost, by making simple changes. This notion led to the implementation of the Minnesota...

Published on 21 Jun 2016 Written by Kimberly Lewis Posted in Community

USGBC volunteers are amazing! Your contribution to the movement is invaluable in building leadership, building markets and amplifying the impact of our mission around the world. We celebrate all those tireless, bold and steadfast leaders who drive robust and sustainable solutions for our built...

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