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Published on 05 Sep 2014 Written by Jennifer Easton Posted in Industry

Technology is increasingly intertwined with the built environment, so it is critical for the builders and designers of healthcare environments to understand the big picture and what’s in the future. 

Because of this, the upcoming Healthcare Facilities Symposium...

Published on 05 Sep 2014 Written by Dror Karni Posted in LEED

Getting to certification more quickly

No one likes delays or surprises in a LEED review. We've made great strides at improving the timeliness and accuracy of our reviews, and we're working toward even quicker turnaround and more predictable results....

Published on 05 Sep 2014 Written by Nils Kok Posted in Industry

With increased societal focus on resource scarcity, the need for de-carbonization, and the effects of climate change, investors have become increasingly aware of the implications of these, generally longer term, megatrends.

More than any other investment class, real estate assets are...

Published on 04 Sep 2014 Written by Mark Swiger Posted in Center for Green Schools

Note: U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools (ED-GRS) recognizes schools, districts and postsecondary institutions that are 1) reducing environmental impact and costs, 2) improving health and wellness, and 3) teaching environmental education. To share innovative practices and...

Published on 03 Sep 2014 Written by Leith Sharp Posted in Education

USGBC and the Center for Health and the Global Environment at Harvard’s School of Public Health are founding conveners in a growing cross-sector network working to provide a critical mass of senior leaders with best-in-class Core...

Published on 03 Sep 2014 Written by Bryan Howard Posted in LEED

This article was co-written by Bryan Howard and Dan Winters.

In mid-September, multifamily buildings will now have...

Published on 03 Sep 2014 Written by Taryn Holowka Posted in Media

Today, the Green Building Certification Institute (GBCI) launched LEED Proven Provider, a new designation that streamlines the LEED project review process for experienced organizations that demonstrate consistent excellence in administering LEED projects. 

“LEED Proven Provider...

Published on 03 Sep 2014 Written by Kimberly Lewis Posted in Community

Thanks in large part to dedicated volunteers who contribute to the green building movement, USGBC continues to advance a healthier, more sustainable and prosperous built environment in communities across the globe.

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Published on 02 Sep 2014 Written by Carli Yoro Posted in Advocacy and policy

The phrase “don’t judge a book by its cover” is often applied to judgments of people — and to buildings, too.  

A building’s façade can be beautiful, but it doesn’t necessarily indicate the quality of its indoor...

Published on 02 Sep 2014 Written by Selina Holmes Posted in LEED

Did you know that #LEEDworks in bulk? In addition to individual building certification, LEED also includes certification paths structured for organizations seeking certification for multiple buildings.

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Published on 29 Aug 2014 Written by Jeremy Sigmon Posted in Advocacy and policy

Last week, the National Caucus of Environmental Legislators (NCEL) gathered for their largest ever policy summit. The issues discussed varied from clean power plan implementation to clean water and indoor air, to healthy, high-...

Published on 29 Aug 2014 Written by Rick Fedrizzi Posted in LEED

I’ve had the good fortune of meeting with a lot of our member companies this summer at a series of leadership receptions around the country. At these events, I’ve had the opportunity to give everyone a...

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