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Published on 09 Jun 2015 Written by Marisa Long Posted in Media

New partnership agreement will bring WELL to market across Canada

Washington, D.C. & Ottawa, ON (June 9, 2015) – Green Business Certification Inc. (GBCI) and the Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC) announce a new agreement to promote and...

Published on 08 Jun 2015 Written by Fleming Roberts Posted in Community

The Capital Area Food Bank (CAFB), the largest hunger relief non-profit serving the Washington area, is a conduit of sustainability. Not only are they a...

Published on 08 Jun 2015 Written by Cindy Zork Posted in Community

A few weeks ago, we published we announced the launch of ADVANCE—a framework to help communities and organizations move along a path of sustainability leadership to more efficient, healthy...

Published on 05 Jun 2015 Written by Fleming Roberts Posted in Media

Washington, D.C. (June 5, 2015) – The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), and Capital Area Food Bank (CAFB), broke ground this week on the 2015 Greenbuild Legacy project, a new urban food studio designed to help...

Published on 04 Jun 2015 Written by David McEwan Posted in Industry

Today energy efficiency is more prominent on board room agenda’s than ever before. More and more organizations are looking for ways to reduce energy, reduce costs and overall ensure their buildings are operating more efficiently.
 
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Published on 04 Jun 2015 Written by Fleming Roberts Posted in Community

And the EBie goes to…. you’ll have to wait and see!

The Urban Green Council, a USGBC chapter, recently announced finalists for the coveted EBie Awards, now in their fourth year of rounding up a who’s...

Published on 03 Jun 2015 Written by Nora Knox Posted in Industry

USGBC's headquarters recently underwent a major lighting upgrade.

"When we moved into our new office space in 2009, we had a vision of how the lighting system would perform to benefit our staff and our mission...

Published on 02 Jun 2015 Written by Selina Holmes Posted in LEED

In April, we opened a public comment period asking all stakeholders to review and provide feedback on a new set of LEED credits proposed to address existing multifamily...

Published on 01 Jun 2015 Written by Cheryl Vance Posted in Community

Today, we are excited to welcome seven USGBC chapters as integrated regions of USGBC National.

Welcome to Georgia, Montana, Idaho, New Mexico, South Carolina, Central Pennsylvania and ...

Published on 29 May 2015 Written by Matthew Libby Posted in LEED

LEED for Homes is a rating system and certification that promotes the design and construction of high performance green homes. Administered by USGBC, LEED certification offers a...

Published on 28 May 2015 Written by Marisa Long Posted in Media

Washington, D.C. (May 28, 2015)— Today the U.S. Department of Energy announced two new Better Buildings Accelerators, which will convene leading organizations in the building industry to focus on key solutions for expanding energy efficiency in the residential sector. The...

Published on 28 May 2015 Written by Grant Olear Posted in Advocacy and policy

We are passionate about a lot of things here at USGBC, and saving energy is certainly one of them. Building Safety Month 2015 comes to an end with a final focus on energy in week four, $ave Energy, Build to Code

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