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Published on 06 Jul 2017 Written by Sarah Buente Posted in LEED

The LEED v4 and SITES v2 rating systems can easily be used in tandem. Last fall, in an effort to simplify the...

Published on 06 Jul 2017 Written by Tracie Hall Posted in Community

An alliance has formed between USGBC New York Upstate and Southern Tier Solar Works (STSW). This partnership will help to highlight the...

Published on 06 Jul 2017 Written by Rukesh Samarasekera Posted in Community

In the built environment, we tend to focus on the end result of the work we do—the building, the space or the community. But what about the impact from what happens before the building is constructed, or after it is no longer in use? This more holistic thinking is becoming the norm,...

Published on 05 Jul 2017 Written by Heidi Kunsch-Kunka Posted in Community

In March of 2016, USGBC Central Pennsylvania identified an opportunity to work with Habitat for Humanity of Harrisburg on a rewarding project: a duplex that was going to be given to a military veteran’s...

Published on 05 Jul 2017 Written by Robb Tufts Posted in LEED

We have revitalized this recurring feature to make it more dynamic and easier to read! From now on you will be able to check in quarterly on LEED certification activity, broken out by achievement level, rating system and location. We will...

Published on 05 Jul 2017 Written by Sarah Stanley Posted in Media

London—(July 3, 2017)—Investor Confidence Project Europe, a global underwriting standard for developing and measuring energy efficiency retrofits, announced its Investor Ready Energy Efficiency™ (IREE)...

Published on 30 Jun 2017 Written by Jenny Wiedower Posted in Center for Green Schools

You want the best K–12 curriculum, and we've got it. In this first installment of “3 lessons on…”, the Center for Green Schools at USGBC is...

Published on 30 Jun 2017 Written by Susan Dawson Posted in Community

This year, USGBC National Capital Region will host over 300 professionals from Washington, D.C.’s commercial real estate industry to recognize and celebrate our collective achievements in sustainable...

Published on 30 Jun 2017 Written by Grant Olear Posted in Advocacy and policy

The Advocacy team has added to its suite of resources with the new Advocacy playlist on...

Published on 29 Jun 2017 Written by Julia Feder Posted in Education

For many LEED professional credential holders, it's crunch time. If you’re like me, you may be approaching the end of your credential reporting period and have a few more hours to complete. Check off those requirements while...

Published on 29 Jun 2017 Written by Emily Riordan Posted in Education

Are your buildings "All in"? With Arc, LEED-certified buildings can benchmark against themselves and...

Published on 29 Jun 2017 Written by Christina Huynh Posted in LEED

Give your green building resume a boost by earning your LEED Green Associate credential.

LEED Green Associates are specialists in today’s sustainable building standards and principles, including...

Published on 28 Jun 2017 Written by Cindy Zork Posted in Community

Join the USGBC Greater Virginia and USGBC Hampton Roads communities at the ...

Published on 27 Jun 2017 Written by nan schramm Posted in Community

On June 8, USGBC National Capital Region’s Commercial Interiors Task Force hosted their first in a series of planned events. The kick-off event was a presentation and...

Published on 27 Jun 2017 Written by Sarah Stanley Posted in Media

Shanghai, China—(June 23, 2017)—GBCI has announced that Johnson Controls’ new headquarters Asia Pacific has achieved both LEED Platinum and ...

Published on 27 Jun 2017 Written by Heather Benjamin Posted in Community

The USGBC community is a wide-ranging cohort of green building experts and emerging professionals. To share what's happening in all our local communities around the U.S. for these professionals to attend, we have a special events page....

Published on 26 Jun 2017 Written by Nick Brousse Posted in Advocacy and policy

USGBC's second quarterly roundup of the top research and news on residential green building offers a new green and energy-efficient home appraisal tool, a lively primer on the Low-Income...

Published on 23 Jun 2017 Written by Jennifer Wellman-... Posted in Community

USGBC National Capital Region’s event A Midsummer Night’s Green will return to the Arena Stage on July 20. You’re...

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