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Published on 11 Jul 2016 Written by Sarah Buente Posted in LEED

In the United States alone, there are more than 4,300 colleges and universities—and each of these institutions have a campus of anywhere from one to several hundred buildings. Colleges and universities are centers of communities across the nation and around the world, educating the next...

Published on 11 Jul 2016 Posted in International

This year’s Greenbuilding Brasil International Conference and Expo will take place August 9–11, 2016 in São Paulo, Brazil. The event is an excellent place to see the...

Published on 11 Jul 2016 Written by Amanda Sawit Posted in Center for Green Schools

Join us on Sept. 24 for the 2016 Green Apple Day of Service, and help make an impact on schools worldwide. 

All over the world, communities are coming together to improve local schools, making an impact on the environment,...

Published on 10 Jul 2016 Posted in LEED

Everyone deserves access to housing that’s healthy, affordable and accessible to jobs and amenities. Bank of America and USGBC are helping to make it happen.

The Affordable Green Neighborhoods Grant Program provides funding and educational resources to affordable housing developers...

Published on 08 Jul 2016 Written by Melanie Colburn Posted in Community

On June 24, GoGreen Radio with Jill Buck featured a discussion about GreenerBuilder 2016, with guests Peter Rumsey, Bob Wallace, Byron Benton and Brenden McEneaney of ...

Published on 08 Jul 2016 Written by Jennifer Wellman-... Posted in Community

On June 29, the chairs of USGBC National Capital Region's six standing committees and our...

Published on 08 Jul 2016 Written by Sandra Doherty Posted in Community

Join us for an evening of power networking, fine dining and a silent auction as we celebrate the best of green building in North Carolina. Join USGBC North Carolina for our annual Green Gala Sustainable Business Awards...

Published on 08 Jul 2016 Written by Joseph Crea Posted in International

Back in June, USGBC and GBCI announced a strategic partnership with ...

Published on 07 Jul 2016 Posted in LEED

LEED for Neighborhood Development (ND), a rating system that supports sustainability at the community scale, has come a long way since it first launched in 2007. It began with a pilot that...

Published on 07 Jul 2016 Written by Jennifer Wellman-... Posted in Community

USGBC National Capital Region's Awards of Excellence recognize the best of the best in green building projects, businesses, and individual leadership in the DC metro area. Winners are announced at our annual ...

Published on 07 Jul 2016 Written by Ashley Katz Posted in LEED

If you're looking for the right slides for a powerful presentation on the value of LEED, look no further. Our latest presentation, "Why LEED for your clients?", features:

  • 20+ beautifully designed slides to help explain why LEED...

Published on 07 Jul 2016 Written by Jack Fraser Posted in International

Already densely populated and highly developed, European countries have the opportunity to improve inefficient, unhealthy buildings. Using LEED v4 for existing building projects is a smart choice because it can result in improved...

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