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Published on 07 Apr 2014 Written by Christopher Law Posted in LEED

A reminder for those interested in working with volunteer experts in the development and maintenance of the LEED rating system:

The current LEED Committee Call for Volunteers is scheduled to close on Thursday, April 10th at 5:00 pm PST. This...

Published on 07 Apr 2014 Written by Ryan P. Snow Posted in Community

You’re a green building professional. But what other hats do you wear? Are you active in your church? Are you on the board of the local food bank? Do you volunteer with your local PTA?

We all have lives outside of green building, but that doesn’t mean we have to take off our...

Published on 07 Apr 2014 Written by Nora Knox Posted in LEED

You did it! Congratulations!

You decided to become a LEED professional, you took the exam, and passed!

Now what?

Earn CE hours to fulfill your credential maintenance

Under the Credential...

Published on 04 Apr 2014 Posted in Industry

Learn practical and impactful approaches to “Creating Value Through Zero Waste,” the focus of the 3rd Annual National Zero Waste Business Conference May 7-8, 2014 and Training Course May 6, 2014 in Atlanta, GA. The USGBC community is invited to use discount code ...

Published on 04 Apr 2014 Written by Bryan Howard Posted in Advocacy and policy

On Thursday, the Senate Finance Committee took an important move in advancing draft legislation that would renew a series of tax breaks that expired at the end of last year. The “Expiring Provisions Improvement Reform and Efficiency (EXPIRE) Act;” passed the committee on a...

Published on 03 Apr 2014 Posted in Media

Global certification provider for the LEED Green Building Rating System to deliver third-party certification for the...

Published on 03 Apr 2014 Posted in Media

2016 Greenbuild Annual Conference & Expo to Take Place in Los Angeles


Washington, D.C. — (Apr. 3, 2014) — The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) and Hanley Wood announced today that the 2016 Greenbuild International...

Published on 03 Apr 2014 Posted in LEED

April 1st quarterly addenda to the LEED rating systems and reference guides are now available. 

There are two ways to view the changes:

Published on 02 Apr 2014 Written by Anisa Baldwin Met... Posted in Center for Green Schools

This past Saturday, in her address at the National Green Schools Conference in Sacramento, our fearless leader Rachel Gutter inspired the crowd of green schools supporters to leave the conference as ONE VOICE, ONE MOVEMENT. As she pointed out, this imperative to speak with unity is why we think...

Published on 02 Apr 2014 Written by Batya Metalitz Posted in LEED

In January, we published an article on credit substitutions. Based on interest, we now have additional substitutions available for LEED for Homes and Multifamily Midrise, as well as a new pilot alternative...

Published on 02 Apr 2014 Written by Nora Knox Posted in Community

There have been a lot of changes around here lately.

LEED v4 has launched, and it’s bolder, more...

Published on 01 Apr 2014 Written by Nora Knox Posted in LEED

Starting on June 30, 2014, the LEED Green Associate and LEED AP exams will evolve for the LEED v4 rating system — and the candidate handbooks are now available to help you prepare.

  • The last day to take the credential exams with LEED v2009 content will be ...

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