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Published on 01 Jul 2014 Posted in LEED

The July 1st quarterly addenda to the LEED rating systems and reference guides are now available. This release includes addenda for both LEED v4 and LEED 2009.

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Published on 30 Jun 2014 Posted in LEED

With the launch of LEED v4, USGBC also introduced a new format for the LEED reference guides — web-based.

Integrated into the LEED credit library, the web-based reference guide combines all of the information in the PDF...

Published on 30 Jun 2014 Written by Jonathan Walsh Posted in LEED

The Urban Green Council's EBie Awards recognize improved environmental performance in existing buildings among building operators, facilities managers, owners, engineers, retro-commissioning agents and other professionals...

Published on 27 Jun 2014 Written by Ryan P. Snow Posted in Greenbuild

Year after year, the Greenbuild International Conference and Expo provides an extraordinary opportunity to get involved with the green building movement. 

Today, USGBC is excited to announce scholarship opportunities to...

Published on 27 Jun 2014 Written by Jennifer Easton Posted in Industry

Building industry professionals and owners are placing increasing attention on health in design and construction plans according to a new SmartMarket report by McGraw Hill Construction. USGBC was a contributing partner to...

Published on 27 Jun 2014 Written by Jennifer Easton Posted in Industry

Designing for Disaster, a new exhibit at the National Building Museum in Washington, D.C., showcases the critical role of building design...

Published on 27 Jun 2014 Written by Hannah Wilber Posted in LEED

If you ask my friends to describe who I "am" for you, I'm willing to bet their answer will mention that I have a thing for elephants. Not surprisingly, it's almost impossible these days to read anything about elephants that doesn't mention their current plight in the face of increasingly...

Published on 26 Jun 2014 Written by Asa Foss Posted in LEED

The final results of the LEED v2008 Homes Energy Update ballot are in with a final tally of 88% in favor of the rating system update — exceeding our goal of 66.7%. 

Here's the category breakdown for the results:

  • 96% approval from those in the user category...

Published on 26 Jun 2014 Written by Nora Knox Posted in LEED

Hungry for more green building knowledge?

Check out this month's top three courses.

1. Speech Privacy & Sound...

Published on 26 Jun 2014 Written by Erin Kante Posted in Greenbuild

For the last seven years, my company, Bradley Corporation has been a loyal exhibitor at the Greenbuild International Conference and Expo.

Greenbuild is the best expo because it provides a...

Published on 26 Jun 2014 Written by Erin Emery Posted in LEED

A new study of job postings from across the country indicates that demand for LEED Green Associates and LEED APs has grown 46% in the last 12 months. And...

Published on 25 Jun 2014 Written by Nora Knox Posted in Community

Membership is the heart and soul of USGBC. And with USGBC membership there's something for everyone.

What types of membership are available?

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