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Published on 21 Feb 2018 Written by Nicholas Miller Posted in Community

Lancaster to use the Arc platform to measure its environmental impact in multiple categories over the next year in pursuit of a LEED for Cities certification.

Lancaster, PA—(Feb 21, 2018)—The City of Lancaster’s sustainability planner...

Published on 21 Feb 2018 Written by Danielle Makous Posted in LEED

Feature image: Cielo Apartments in Seattle; photo credit Daniel Gaines.

USGBC recently announced its annual list of the Top 10 States for LEED, and as in past years,...

Published on 21 Feb 2018 Written by Heather Benjamin Posted in LEED

Are you a LEED Green Associate who's ready to take the plunge and earn your LEED AP BD+C credential, but isn't sure where to start? In 2017, USGBC made it simple to prepare for the test by putting together a...

Published on 20 Feb 2018 Written by Susan Kaplan Posted in LEED

Does your LEED project team strive to incorporate deeply meaningful strategies to extend the benefits of green building to all people affected by it? Do these strategies fall outside of existing LEED credits?

USGBC has heard you and...

Published on 16 Feb 2018 Written by Alysson Blackwelder Posted in Advocacy and policy

This week, the Business Council for Sustainable Energy and Bloomberg New Energy Finance released its sixth annual ...

Published on 15 Feb 2018 Written by Tracie Hall Posted in Community

In partnership with Urban Green Council, NYSERDA, and the International Code Council,...

Published on 14 Feb 2018 Written by Lana Crouse Posted in Community

The mission of USGBC is to build healthy, efficient and equitable buildings and communities. Schools and their student communities are a vital part of this work.

USGBC Detroit Region invites students to use art to...

Published on 13 Feb 2018 Written by Cindy Zork Posted in Community

Virginia ranked ninth on USGBC’s list of Top 10 States for LEED in 2017. This marks the seventh consecutive year Virginia has made the Top 10 States list!

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Published on 12 Feb 2018 Written by Kristen Keim Posted in Center for Green Schools

The Center for Green Schools at USGBC reached a milestone in 2017: 2,000 LEED-certified schools. The accomplishment shows the huge...

Published on 12 Feb 2018 Written by Amanda Sawit Posted in LEED

2017’s Top 10 States for LEED accounted for 1,399 projects certified last year, demonstrating best-in-class practices when it comes to designing, building and operating sustainable buildings....

Published on 12 Feb 2018 Written by Christina Huynh Posted in Greenbuild

For more than 15 years, Greenbuild has been the flagship industry event for green building professionals, offering robust educational sessions, hands-on technical workshops, inspiring keynotes and networking events.

Since its 2002...

Published on 12 Feb 2018 Written by Sheri Brezinka Posted in Community

The Sustainable SITES Initiative (SITES) is the most comprehensive program for designing, developing and maintaining sustainable landscapes and resilient places. The SITES Rating System is designed to define sustainable sites,...

Published on 09 Feb 2018 Written by Mary Schrott Posted in Education

One of the most important features of any built structure is its ability to remain immobile, yet buildings also have the ability to inspire movement. In the third installment of USGBC's podcast series...

Published on 08 Feb 2018 Written by Alysson Blackwelder Posted in Advocacy and policy

The New Buildings Institute recently released its "Getting to Zero Status Update and List of Zero Energy (“ZE”) Projects for 2018." This compilation...

Published on 07 Feb 2018 Written by Matt Cox Posted in Community

USGBC has supported better energy information for building owners and operators for many years, and recent changes in program offerings have made more data more available in Georgia. Nationally, this information enables energy savings in commercial and multifamily buildings, helping drive down...

Published on 07 Feb 2018 Written by Christina Huynh Posted in Community

Registration is now open for USGBC’s seventh annual IMPACT 2018 conference and expo in Minnesota.

  • When: April 30–May 1
  • Where: ...

Published on 06 Feb 2018 Written by Shelby Buso Posted in Community

USGBC Georgia is proud to announce the members of our 2018 Market Leadership Advisory Board. This group of strategic influencers works with the USGBC community team to develop and implement programming that supports USGBC’s...

Published on 06 Feb 2018 Written by Marisa Long Posted in Media

Rigorous studies of El Paso, Philadelphia and Washington, D.C., demonstrate that smart surface strategies can deliver more resilient, healthier, cooler and more equitable cities

Washington, D.C.—(Feb. 6, 2018)—Today, Delivering Urban...

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