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Published on 21 May 2018 Written by Lisa Stanley Posted in LEED

Airport projects now have space type options available in LEED Online. Are you planning to register a project at an airport? Do you have a registered project that should be updated? We now have a space type for you to select.

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Published on 10 May 2018 Written by Caitlin McGrellis Posted in LEED

Ever wondered how GBCI credential exams like those for the LEED Green Associate or SITES AP are put together...

Published on 09 May 2018 Written by Heather Benjamin Posted in LEED

Did you know that you can download LEED v4 submittal tips that specifically match your project type?

Assembled from the experience of GBCI reviewers over many years of assessing...

Published on 09 May 2018 Written by Taryn Holowka Posted in LEED

We invite you to share your insights for a new landmark study that will measure green building activity, drivers and benefits globally. Your input will make a valuable contribution to the overall findings....

Published on 08 May 2018 Written by Mary Schrott Posted in LEED

Feature image: The Denali National Park entrance area is LEED-certified.

Although the phrase “green park” may sound redundant, outdoor spaces catering to human recreation can contain sustainability features, just like any other facet of the built...

Published on 08 May 2018 Written by Heather Benjamin Posted in LEED
Published on 07 May 2018 Written by Trevyr Meade Posted in LEED

Parksmart certification can now boost a project’s LEED score. The LEED Steering Committee recently added...

Published on 30 Apr 2018 Written by Caitlin McGrellis Posted in LEED

GBCI is seeking to fill three open seats on the Credentialing Steering Committee (CSC), the governing body for GBCI’s professional credentials. The three seats represent credential specializations in:

  1. LEED Building Design and...

Published on 19 Apr 2018 Written by Wes Sullens Posted in LEED

Thanks to the pioneering work of the green building community in incorporating fundamental green building practices into every building project, cities and counties across the U.S. are placing green building criteria into building codes. In California, fundamental green strategies are required...

Published on 17 Apr 2018 Written by Corey Enck Posted in LEED

Green building industry professionals contribute thousands of volunteer hours every year to make possible the continued development and evolution of LEED. As we celebrate National Volunteer Appreciation Week, USGBC wanted to share some of...

Published on 13 Apr 2018 Written by Mary Schrott Posted in LEED

Home builders and developers, we want to show off the amazing work you did in 2017! If you used LEED in a spectacular way in 2017, consider nominating your work for the LEED Homes Awards.

The LEED Homes Awards recognize architects,...

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

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

To view the changes:

Published on 09 Apr 2018 Written by Mandy Lee Posted in LEED

In advance of Greenbuild Europe, we are excited to release new regional solutions for LEED v4 Building Design and Construction (BD+C) projects in Europe. With more than 70...

Published on 06 Apr 2018 Written by Danielle Makous Posted in LEED

USGBC’s #TheresACreditForThat video series showcases LEED v4 credits that can have a huge impact on your project.

The LEED credits discussed in this six-part series include:

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Published on 02 Apr 2018 Written by Robb Tufts Posted in LEED

In this recurring feature, we take a look at LEED certification activity in the first quarter of 2018, broken out by achievement...

Published on 29 Mar 2018 Written by Heather Benjamin Posted in LEED

Looking to advance your career in green building? Take the LEED AP with specialty exam and demonstrate your expertise to the job market.

The AP credential shows your deep knowledge and experience of a particular aspect of...

Published on 27 Mar 2018 Written by Shawna Culter Posted in LEED

GBCI has announced that the LEED Green Associate and LEED AP with specialty exams are available for...

Published on 26 Mar 2018 Written by Melissa Baker Posted in LEED

At Greenbuild in Boston, USGBC unveiled the next step for the LEED rating systems: LEED v4.1....

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