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Infographic: Top 10 States for LEED in 2013

Published on 18 Feb 2014 Posted in LEED

Check out the states that are at the forefront of sustainable building design and transformation!

The per-capita list is based on 2010 U.S. Census data and includes commercial and institutional green building projects that were certified throughout 2013.

Refinements in Materials & Resources

Published on 1 Mar 2013 Written by Brendan Owens Posted in LEED
LEED v4 and Refinements in Materials & Resources

We are in the midst of a really exciting time for LEED and USGBC. LEED v4 will be balloted in June of this year and in the time we have leading up to that point, USGBC is taking every moment to make sure the system is fully usable and the program has been thoroughly tested.

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Brendan Owens

VP, LEED Technical Development U.S. Green Building Council

USGBC Members in Support of LEED

Published on 29 Oct 2012 Posted in LEED

"LEED certification in buildings benefits the environment and the bottom line. LEED certified buildings in San Francisco and around the country are saving money and increasing their property value while reducing their overall environmental footprint,” says Melanie Nutter, Director of the San Francisco Department of the Environment. “Since buildings contribute 53% of greenhouse gas emissions in San Francisco, it is essential that we address inefficiencies in the built environment.

Remembering Malcom Lewis, USGBC Board Member and Green Building Visionary

Published on 18 Oct 2012 Written by Alex Wilson , Alex Wilson Posted in Community

The passing of former USGBC board member and visionary green building leader Malcolm Lewis is a painful reminder that while we pass through this earth in a blink of time, we can choose to leave a lasting legacy. Alex Wilson at BuildingGreen captures Malcolm with the warmth and insight we always look to Alex for and with his permission, we share his thoughts with you. - Rick Fedrizzi, President, CEO & Founding Chair, USGBC

Our friend and mentor, Malcolm Lewis, has passed away. Malcolm Lewis will be sorely missed.

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Alex Wilson

Integral Contracting INc.

LEED BD+C: Homes v2008

Cambridge Plaza

Palo Alto, CA 94306
United States

LEED 2012

LEED BD+C: New Construction v2.2

KZF Design Headquarters

700 Broadway
Cincinnati, OH 45202
United States

LEED Gold 2010

Study Bundle: BD+C Study Guide and Reference Guide

Price $270.00 (member price is $220.00)
Type Study guides
Authored by USGBC
Edition LEED 2009

What it is:

Study smarter: Prepare while saving time and money with our exam prep bundles.

Who it's for:

  • Candidates for the LEED AP BD+C credential

How it works:

In this bundle, you'll receive the Building Design + Construction (BD+C) Study Guide which summarizes the critical points you need to know about the design and construction rating systems in an easy-to-review format. Study tools included:

  • Individual and group learning activities
  • Review and practice questions


You’ll receive the BD+C Reference Guide, a handy resource to help you through the design and construction phases of green buildings. The Reference Guide includes:

  • Information on the LEED certification process
  • Detailed credit and prerequisite information
  • Additional resources and standards

Applicable rating systems:

  • LEED for New Construction
  • LEED for Core & Shell
  • LEED for Schools
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LEED BD+C: New Construction v2009

BendBroadband Vault

20845 NE Sockeye Place
Bend, OR 97701
United States

LEED Gold 2011

LEED BD+C: New Construction v2.2

UC Davis Brewery, Winery and Food

Hilgard Lane
Davis, CA 95616
United States

LEED Platinum 2010


Catheryne Shaw endorsed Bonita Tice Gray

This endorsement is confidential

Endorsement letter

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