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In Media 2014-04-23 12:45

U.S. Green Building Council Launches Real-Time Green Building Data Resource for U.S

Online State Market Briefs Set the Bar for Information Transparency with LEED Green Building Data and Activity Washington, D.C. — (April 23, 2014) — Today, the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) launched its new online data visualization resource that highlights real-time green building data for each state in the U.S. and Washington, D.C. The enhanced state market briefs — highlighting LEED projects, LEED-credentialed professionals and USGBC membership in each state —...

In Media 2014-04-10 11:51

U.S. Green Building Council Announces 2013 LEED for Homes Award Winners

Washington, D.C. — (April 10, 2014) — The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) has named the recipients of the 2013 LEED for Homes Awards, recognizing projects, developers and homebuilders that have demonstrated outstanding leadership in residential green building. The award categories recognize innovative multi- and single-family projects, production builders, affordable housing projects and developers, an overall commitment to LEED for Homes and Project of the Year. Winners for...

In Media 2014-04-08 11:29

Three Billion Square Feet of Green Building Space LEED®-Certified

Major milestone for the global green building industry Washington, D.C. — (April 8, 2014) — The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) announced today that 3 billion square feet of green construction space has earned LEED® certification around the globe. “This milestone is the result of leaders across our industry making the business and environmental case for healthy, sustainable buildings,” said Rick Fedrizzi, president, CEO and founding chair, USGBC. “More...

In Media 2014-04-03 17:37

International Well Building Institute and Green Building Certification Institute

Global certification provider for the LEED Green Building Rating System to deliver third-party certification for the WELL Building Standard New York, NY (April 3, 2014) – The International WELL Building Institute (IWBI) and the Green Building Certification Institute (GBCI) today announced a formal collaboration that will streamline how LEED and WELL work together and demonstrate that green building and health and wellness go hand in hand. As a fundamental...

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