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In Media 2015-01-29 11:10

USGBC Statistics

Up-to-date, official statistics about USGBC programs *Please note: These numbers are current as of January 2015 USGBC overview 76 chapters More than 12,500 national members More than 17,500 Greenbuild attendees (New Orleans, 2014) More than 150 countries and territories with LEED projects LEED projects 1.85 million certified square feet per day More than 170,000 certified gross square meters per day More than 68,600 total commercial projects Over 12.4 billion total commercial square feet...

In Media 2015-01-28 13:31

Weifang and USGBC Announce Partnership to Advance Green Buildings

Weifang, China – (Jan. 26, 2015) – The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) and the city of Weifang have signed a strategic agreement to accelerate greater adoption of green buildings while strengthening and encouraging robust green city principles and practices in Weifang. “It is an honor to work with Mayor Liu and Weifang Housing and Urban Rural Development Director Li Guangdong to advance green buildings in China,” said Mahesh Ramanujam, chief operating officer of...

In Media 2014-12-18 10:27

International Parking Institute and Green Parking Council Collaborate with GBCI, the

New collaboration recognizes importance of sustainable parking facility design and management to the built environment Washington, D.C. (Dec. 18, 2014) – In recognition of the importance of sustainable parking facilities and practices to the development of sustainable communities, the Green Building Certification Institute (GBCI), the certification body for the U.S. Green Building Council’s global LEED® green building rating system, today signed a memorandum of...

In Media 2014-12-17 11:13

USGBC Announces 2014 Best of Green Schools Honorees

Recipients Represent the Best Environmental Efforts in Schools Across U.S.  Washington, D.C. – (Dec. 17, 2014) – The Center for Green Schools at USGBC announced today the 2014 “Best of Green Schools” recipients, recognizing 10 individuals, institutions, projects and events representing the best environmental efforts in schools across the country this year. The list highlights the national leaders and innovators in school sustainability for the year. “Selecting...

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