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In Media 2014-10-21 11:21

USGBC and Honeywell collaborate to advance the LEED Dynamic Plaque

Backed by Smart Building Technology from Honeywell, USGBC’s LEED Dynamic Plaque Helps Measure and Improve Ongoing Facility Performance WASHINGTON, D.C. - (Oct. 21, 2014) – USGBC and Honeywell today announced they are working together to deepen facility sustainability by integrating USGBC’s new LEED® Dynamic Plaque™, a near-real-time monitoring tool with integrated building automation technology from Honeywell to measure and provide performance feedback to help...

In Media 2014-10-17 16:10

Green Building Facts

MARKET IMPACT By 2015, an estimated 40-48% of new nonresidential construction by value will be green, equating to a $120-145 billion opportunity1 U.S. respondents to a 2012 international survey projected that 58% of their building activities in 2015 would be green2 More than 3.3 billion square feet of building space are LEED-certified (as of October 17, 2014) 41% of all nonresidential building starts in 2012 were green, as compared to 2% of all nonresidential building starts in 2005.3 The...

In Media 2014-10-17 13:25

About LEED

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

In Media 2014-10-17 11:24

About USGBC

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 certification program, robust educational offerings, a nationwide network of chapters and affiliates, the annual Greenbuild International Conference & Expo, and advocacy in support of public policy that encourages and enables green buildings and...

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USGBC is committed to a prosperous and sustainable future through cost-efficient and energy-saving green buildings. Learn more

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USGBC is working towards its mission of market transformation through its LEED green building program, robust network of chapters, the annual Greenbuild International Conference & Expo, and advocacy in support of public policy that encourages and enables green buildings and communities. Learn more

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As the most widely recognized and widely used green building program across the globe, LEED is transforming buildings, homes and communities in all 50 states and 135 countries worldwide. LEED guides the design, construction, operations and maintenance of more than 50,000 projects worldwide, comprising 9.3 billion square feet of commercial and institutional construction space, and more than 117,000 additional residential units. Learn more

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LEED is continuously evolving and improving, and LEED v4, the next version of LEED, raises the bar on leadership. Changes from LEED 2009 are seen in three main categories: new market sectors, increased technical rigor and streamlined services. Learn more

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