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Published on 02 Mar 2017 Written by Taryn Holowka Posted in Industry

USGBC is pleased to announce that Wes Sullens has joined us as the Director of Codes Technical Development. Wes comes to USGBC from a local government agency in Alameda County, California (...

Published on 02 Mar 2017 Written by Rachel Gilbert Posted in Media

Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed, Dr. Antwi Akom and Dr. Elizabeth Kiss to speak at conference that brings together sustainability advocates, education leaders, parents to transform nation’s schools

Washington, D.C.—(March 1, 2017)—The...

Published on 02 Mar 2017 Written by Grey Lee Posted in Community

Are you ready to show off your green building? The Greenbuild International Conference and Expo is coming to Boston Nov. 8–10, and the Greenbuild Host Committee of USGBC...

Published on 02 Mar 2017 Written by Selina Holmes Posted in LEED

You've made the big decision—you're going to pursue LEED v4 certification using the Building Operations and Maintenance (O+M) rating system. Now it's time to get your ducks in a row.

We offer many resources...

Published on 01 Mar 2017 Written by Courtney Yan Posted in LEED

This article is the third in a four-part series about demand response.

As part of the...

Published on 01 Mar 2017 Written by Tom Marseille Posted in Industry

The majority of industry professionals involved in the design of high-performance buildings understand that some level of occupant engagement is required to achieve sustained, successful outcomes. But what does this engagement look like? 

Efficiency is in the occupant’s hands...

Published on 01 Mar 2017 Written by Sarah Buente Posted in Center for Green Schools

Maybe you've heard about how LEED Lab is providing students with highly marketable experience. Not only is it preparing students for 21st century competitive careers, but it is also giving them a distinct...

Published on 01 Mar 2017 Written by Darlene Pope Posted in Community

The 2017 Building Energy Summit®, taking place on April 27 in Washington, D.C., explores trends affecting energy efficiency in buildings and the benefits of creating a healthier, more productive workplace through smart...

Published on 28 Feb 2017 Written by Dannie Miller Posted in Community

It is no secret that Denver and the Front Range in Colorado is experiencing rapid growth and that neighborhoods are gentrifying faster than ever before. While the community is obviously invested in continuing rapid growth of the built environment,...

Published on 28 Feb 2017 Written by Doug Widener Posted in Advocacy and policy

The USGBC Indiana Market Leadership Advisory Board would like to alert its members to an advocacy opportunity: Oppose a proposed bill that would reduce solar panel incentives. Indiana...

Published on 28 Feb 2017 Written by Sandra Doherty Posted in Community

Come celebrate with USGBC North Carolina on March 16, as we announce the winners of the 2017 Piedmont Triad Sustainability Awards and inspire everyone with our keynote speaker, Councilman Dan Besse.

Councilman Besse...

Published on 28 Feb 2017 Written by Kirsten Swanson Posted in Community

The mission of USGBC is to build healthy, efficient and equitable buildings and communities. Schools and their student community are a vital part of this work.

USGBC Detroit Region invites students to use art to...

Published on 28 Feb 2017 Written by Taryn Holowka Posted in Industry

On a global scale, green building construction is doubling every three years, according to the World Green Building Trends 2016 report, by Dodge Data and Analytics. Some of the leading...

Published on 28 Feb 2017 Written by Heather Benjamin Posted in LEED

The LEED credit library is USGBC's comprehensive listing of all the LEED v4 credits available in pursuing certification for your project. You can do keyword searches or use our...

Published on 27 Feb 2017 Written by Tracie Hall Posted in Education

Spring is almost here in upstate New York. Join us for an educational event or conference while earning continuing education credits. Meet experts in the green building sector at activities, or join us for a fun-filled gala. All events are open to the public.

If you have any questions, or...

Published on 27 Feb 2017 Written by Emma Arnold Posted in Center for Green Schools

The Green Schools Conference and Expo is less than one month away, taking place March 21-22 in Atlanta, Georgia. There are ...

Published on 27 Feb 2017 Written by Mahesh Ramanujam Posted in Industry

The U.S. is at an important crossroads, where we must carefully consider which direction we will take. At USGBC, we are encouraged about our future because we see that America is alive with awareness and passion.

We’ve witnessed the green building movement double down its efforts to...

Published on 24 Feb 2017 Written by Steph Leonard Posted in Community

Hamline Church United Methodist, located in St. Paul, Minnesota, recently obtained a grant to reenergize its green team and develop a long-term green vision. On a Thursday evening in January, with the support of the...

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