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Published on 06 Jun 2017 Written by Heather Benjamin Posted in Community

Are you looking for a way to further your green building connections and engage with other LEED professionals online? LinkedIn groups are a great way to share ideas, challenges and updates related to all things LEED.

Some of these...

Published on 05 Jun 2017 Written by Jill Watkins Posted in Community

This spring, the USGBC West Virginia Market Leadership Advisory Board held a strategic planning session focused on 2017–2018. Following the community’s 2016 alignment with the national USGBC organization, the...

Published on 05 Jun 2017 Written by Roger Platt Posted in LEED

LEED for Cities, USGBC's pilot certification system, is a dynamic assessment tool for increasing sustainability and quality of life at both the city and community levels. Delivered through...

Published on 02 Jun 2017 Written by Laura Jelich Posted in Community

In September 2016, the City of Milwaukee’s Environmental Collaboration Office (ECO) launched the expansion of the Better Buildings Challenge–...

Published on 02 Jun 2017 Written by Daniel Pacheco Posted in Community

USGBC communities in the Mountain West have added “Green Infrastructure and Resiliency in the Community” to the 2017 "Best in the West" webinar series. We...

Published on 02 Jun 2017 Written by Sarah Beth Harkless Posted in Community

Join USGBC North Carolina for a celebration of the best of green building, a silent auction and an awards ceremony highlighting our successes and commitment to sustainability by those who are transforming the built...

Published on 02 Jun 2017 Written by Bryan Howard Posted in Advocacy and policy

The last few months have brought a keen focus on the new U.S. administration's policy priorities. USGBC was pleased that the Department of Education’s Green Ribbon...

Published on 01 Jun 2017 Written by Mahesh Ramanujam Posted in Advocacy and policy

As many know, the Paris Agreement, under the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), establishes voluntary actions to...

Published on 01 Jun 2017 Written by Scot Horst Posted in Industry

Data and scoring speak volumes. Data provides facts and information. Scoring based on data can tell us where we’re starting from, how we’re improving and what we can achieve. When it comes to transforming buildings, campuses, communities and cities, data and scoring can help us know...

Published on 01 Jun 2017 Written by Mikaela Kieffer Posted in LEED

LEED is the most widely used green building rating system in the world, with projects in 165 countries and territories, and we need your expertise and commitment to grow...

Published on 01 Jun 2017 Written by Amanda Sawit Posted in Community

When the weather turns warm and the days get longer, there’s no better place to be than by the water.

Cities around the country have embraced LEED to ensure the vibrancy of their communities will last for generations to come,...

Published on 01 Jun 2017 Written by Sarah Stanley Posted in Media

New joint venture will deliver enhanced services and support a broad range of green business tools and programs throughout Canada

Vancouver, B.C., and Washington, D.C—May 31, 2017—The ...

Published on 31 May 2017 Written by Joseph Crea Posted in Industry

Nine new countries have certified their first LEED project or their first LEED v4 Platinum building, as represented in USGBC’s ongoing LEED Earth ...

Published on 30 May 2017 Written by Steph Leonard Posted in Center for Green Schools

May in Minnesota is a bit unpredictable—it could be snowing, it could be 85 degrees, it could be raining for days on end. After a bit of a it all this May, the weather shifted and delivered mostly sunshine and warmth during the week of May 22, just in time for...

Published on 30 May 2017 Written by Heather Benjamin Posted in LEED

Are you a professional with LEED project experience? LEED AP with specialty credentials show that you're a leader in the green building field. Having "LEED AP" next...

Published on 26 May 2017 Written by Erin Cooke Posted in Community

In April, San Francisco Airport (SFO) co-hosted an event with USGBC Northern California...

Published on 26 May 2017 Written by Emile Lauzzana Posted in Community

USGBC Detroit Region is celebrating the launch of the Detroit 2030 District at an upcoming event on Wed., June 7 from 4...

Published on 26 May 2017 Written by Sarah Beth Harkless Posted in Community

On May 6, USGBC North Carolina's Charlotte-based Emerging Professionals lent a hand in an Adopt-a-Stream creek clean-up on Little Sugar...

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