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Published on 14 Sep 2017 Written by Melanie Islam Posted in Community

In July, USGBC Hawaii took part in a convergence of bikes, healthy local food and insightful speakers at the SALT district in Kaka’ako....

Published on 14 Sep 2017 Posted in LEED

What is LEED?

LEED is a third-party green building certification program and the globally recognized standard for the design, construction and operation of high-performance green buildings and neighborhoods.

Addressing all...

Published on 14 Sep 2017 Written by Blair Toy Posted in Center for Green Schools

According to the EPA, $2 billion could be saved every year if K–12 schools implemented energy-efficient technologies and strategies. Knowing how tight district budgets are, and how much schools could use these savings for classroom programming, the...

Published on 13 Sep 2017 Written by Amanda Sawit Posted in LEED

Have you seen our #TheresACreditForThat campaign on Twitter and...

Published on 13 Sep 2017 Written by Sarah Buente Posted in Greenbuild

Greenbuild is the world’s largest conference and expo dedicated to green building. Join us in Boston from November 6 to 10 for two days of interactive workshops and three days of renowned speakers, industry-leading...

Published on 13 Sep 2017 Written by Nick Brousse Posted in Advocacy and policy

You’re committed to maximizing energy efficiency and minimizing your environmental footprint. You know green buildings reduce energy and water use and operating costs, and can improve occupant health and productivity. But one question lingers as you begin your construction project or home...

Published on 12 Sep 2017 Written by Heather Benjamin Posted in LEED

The 2015 Green Building Economic Impact Study estimated that by 2018, green construction will account for more than 3.3 million U.S. jobs and $190.3 billion in labor earnings....

Published on 12 Sep 2017 Written by Leticia McCadden Posted in Media

Annual recognition highlights projects, developers and builders leading the residential market in sustainable development

Washington, D.C.—(Sept. 12, 2017)—Today, USGBC announced the recipients of its annual LEED Homes Awards, which recognizes...

Published on 11 Sep 2017 Written by Heather Benjamin Posted in Greenbuild

The USGBC Massachusetts Chapter has been working hard all year, helping to build the road to Greenbuild. Boston first served as the host city...

Published on 08 Sep 2017 Written by Rebecca Holt Posted in Sponsored

In this series, speakers from USGBC Northern California’s GreenerBuilder conference, held July 13, 2017, at the Zero Net Energy Center in San...

Published on 08 Sep 2017 Written by Cindy Zork Posted in Center for Green Schools

USGBC’s Connect the Dots program challenges K–12 schools across the Washington, D.C., Maryland and Virginia regions to develop and implement the most creative, effective, no- or low-cost...

Published on 07 Sep 2017 Written by Julia Feder Posted in Education

USGBC asked these green building professionals and companies to share an education course that stood out to them and asked what made it exceptional. Over the past year, Education @USGBC has supported their exam prep and credential...

Published on 07 Sep 2017 Written by Emma Hughes Posted in Greenbuild

USGBC has partnered with the WaterSmart Innovations Conference and Exposition (WSI) to accelerate sustainable solutions for the water and building industries. This collaboration has made possible a two-part education series hosted...

Published on 07 Sep 2017 Written by Sarah Stanley Posted in Media

Certification program helps businesses and facilities work toward goal of zero waste

Washington, D.C.—(September 7, 2017)—Today, GBCI, the premier organization independently recognizing...

Published on 07 Sep 2017 Written by Amanda Sawit Posted in Greenbuild

On the road to Greenbuild 2017 in Boston, we take stock of the contributions that green buildings and associated sustainable markets have had in driving economic growth—and look toward the careers that will continue to...

Published on 06 Sep 2017 Written by Sarah Stanley Posted in Media

Lewisburg, Pa.—(Sept. 6, 2017)—Bucknell University has become just the second university and fourth organization in the world to achieve PEER certification from GBCI...

Published on 06 Sep 2017 Written by Daniel Pacheco Posted in Community

Salt Lake City has taken a huge step in making itself more green. On August 29, the City Council of Salt Lake City approved an ordinance that...

Published on 06 Sep 2017 Written by Aline Althen Posted in Community

Smart Cities Week delivers solutions for the urgent global need for more livable, workable and sustainable cities. Come to Washington, D.C., from October 3 to 5, to join visionary government leaders and the world’s...

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