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Published on 11 Jan 2018 Written by Tara Wilkinson Posted in Greenbuild

Share your knowledge at Greenbuild: Submit a proposal and apply to be a peer reviewer for Greenbuild 2018 in India and China. The deadline to apply is Fri., March 2.

The Greenbuild International Conference and Expo...

Published on 10 Jan 2018 Written by Mikaela Kieffer Posted in LEED

The January 2018 quarterly LEED rating system and reference guide addenda is now available.

To view the changes:

Published on 10 Jan 2018 Written by Melanie Share Posted in Education

New year, new resolutions. If your resolution is to grow your green building knowledge, great news: You’re already set up for success with your subscription to Education @USGBC. If you haven’t checked our site...

Published on 10 Jan 2018 Written by Sarah Buente Posted in Community

Learn about the SITES rating system at an interactive, full-day workshop on February 22, 2018, in St. Louis, Missouri. Complementing LEED and administered by...

Published on 08 Jan 2018 Written by Amanda Komar Posted in Media

Recipients represent impressive environmental efforts undertaken by individuals, businesses, non-governmental organizations and schools

Newport Beach, Cali.—(Jan. 2, 2018)—The...

Published on 08 Jan 2018 Written by Mandy Lee Posted in LEED

Are you interested in contributing to the future of LEED? Your time is now. USGBC is issuing a call for self-nominations of qualified applicants to serve as volunteer members of six new Regional LEED Steering Committees. These volunteers...

Published on 05 Jan 2018 Written by Sarah Buente Posted in Education

A new semester always welcomes more students dedicated to learning about sustainability through LEED Lab courses in new places. In fall 2017, LEED Lab added two new countries to its ever-expanding list. The first course in Europe was held at Sapienza–Università di Roma in Italy, and...

Published on 04 Jan 2018 Written by Nora Knox Posted in Center for Green Schools

The 2018 Green Schools Conference and Expo (GSCE), to be held from May 3-4 in Denver, Colorado, promises to feature inspiring speakers, including education, environmental and business leaders who will share best practices to...

Published on 04 Jan 2018 Written by Tracie Hall Posted in Community

USGBC New York Upstate is co-hosting a faith-based gathering about sustainability, along with Energy Star and Lutherans Restoring Creation.

When: January 12–13, 2018
Where: First Lutheran Church ELCA 181 Western Avenue, Albany, New York 12203...

Published on 04 Jan 2018 Written by Laura Jelich Posted in Community
Published on 04 Jan 2018 Written by Danielle Pieranunzi Posted in LEED

LEED is a global movement, with about 92,000 registered and certified projects across 167 countries and territories, with 2.2 million square feet certifying every day...

Published on 03 Jan 2018 Written by Sarah Stanley Posted in Media

Phoenix, Ariz.—(Dec. 15, 2017)—The city of Phoenix, Arizona, has become one of the first cities to achieve LEED Platinum certification under LEED for Cities. Phoenix’s LEED Platinum certification recognizes the city’...

Published on 03 Jan 2018 Written by Jennifer Gunby Posted in Advocacy and policy

The year 2017 brought many state and local advocacy successes, and USGBC thanks our members, partners and volunteers across the United States who made them all possible. There are many great examples to choose from, too many to share in one article, but here are just a few highlights of our...

Published on 03 Jan 2018 Written by Robb Tufts Posted in LEED

Last year, we revitalized this recurring feature to make it more dynamic and easier to read. Now, you can check in quarterly on LEED certification activity, broken out by achievement level, rating system and location.

Additionally,...

Published on 02 Jan 2018 Written by Katherine Rainone Posted in LEED

In April 2017, USGBC released a new pilot credit with the potential to change the way project teams document their water savings—allowing teams to earn more points while potentially saving both time and money.

In the U.S., buildings account for...

Published on 21 Dec 2017 Written by Grant Olear Posted in Advocacy and policy

On December 15, the Honorable Gina Raimondo, Governor of Rhode Island, signed a law “showing that [Rhode Island] is serious about being green.”

The legislation updates the state’s Green Buildings Act, first adopted in 2009. The amended law now includes...

Published on 21 Dec 2017 Written by Kate Hurst Posted in Greenbuild

USGBC is now accepting Advisory Group member applications for Greenbuild 2018, which will take place November 14–16 in Chicago. All summits will be held on November 13.

Advisory Group members will be responsible for the...

Published on 21 Dec 2017 Written by Ryanne Waters Posted in Greenbuild

The annual Greenbuild International Conference and Expo will be hosted in Chicago, November 14–16, 2018, with pre-conference summits held on Tues., November 13.

Summit education proposals will be accepted through...

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