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Published on 17 Mar 2015 Written by Nora Knox Posted in Community

LEED is recognized around the globe as the premier mark of achievement in green building—it's a pot of gold, if you will.

This St. Patrick's Day, here are a few reasons why we treasure LEED, and you should too:

  • Proven performance: If you’re...

Published on 16 Mar 2015 Written by Anisa Baldwin Met... Posted in Center for Green Schools

Over the past four years, the Department of Education’s Green Ribbon Schools Award (ED-Green Ribbon Schools) has united the national green schools movement with a universal set of criteria. These...

Published on 16 Mar 2015 Written by Melanie Share Posted in Education

Looking to enhance your understanding of green building and sustainability?

Check out March's top three courses created by USGBC Education Partners.

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Published on 15 Mar 2015 Posted in Media
Photo credit: Rob Moody

Benefits of LEED-Certified Homes: Savings, Value, Well-Being, Trusted

Homes don’t merely have an outsized impact on our personal lives, they are also a critical piece of the broader building industry. The National Association of Home Builders reports that as of the...

Published on 15 Mar 2015 Posted in Media

What is LEED? LEED, or Leadership in Energy...

Published on 15 Mar 2015 Posted in Media

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) is committed to a prosperous, healthy and sustainable future through cost-efficient and energy-saving green buildings. USGBC works toward its mission of market transformation through its LEED green building...

Published on 13 Mar 2015 Written by Melanie Share Posted in Education

USGBC Pro Reviewers are experts in green building and sustainability who review courses on Education @USGBC. They provide...

Published on 13 Mar 2015 Written by Joseph Crea Posted in LEED

On March 17, the 2015 Green Building Japan Spring Symposium will take place in Tokyo, Japan. Roger Platt, president of USGBC and...

Published on 13 Mar 2015 Written by Sarah Buente Posted in LEED

March Madness fever is sweeping the nation. People across the country are eagerly anticipating this weekend's Selection Sunday to find out if their favorite team has made the NCAA tournament—and what seed they are selected as. I know I am!

While you anxiously await Sunday's results...

Published on 13 Mar 2015 Written by Aline Peterson Posted in Industry

In late February, Lend Lease, a USGBC Platinum level member and industry leader in property, infrastructure and construction management, announced that their...

Published on 12 Mar 2015 Posted in Center for Green Schools

I have now said the phrase, “Yes, it’s true, I’m going back to Antarctica” to so many people so many times, that I’m actually starting to believe it myself. It seems too good to be true, but yes, it is happening!

In less than 24 hours, I will be boarding a...

Published on 12 Mar 2015 Written by Christopher Gray Posted in LEED

2014’s Top 10 States have shown tremendous leadership in the green building movement by certifying 1,662 commercial and institutional projects representing 251.7 million square feet of real estate. These buildings will...

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