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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...

Published on 31 Jan 2018 Written by Sarah Stanley Posted in Media

Washington, D.C. — (Jan. 31, 2018) — Today, the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) released the annual list of the Top 10 States for LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design), the world’s...

Published on 22 Jan 2018 Written by Sarah Stanley Posted in Media

China tops the list as number one market for LEED outside U.S.; LEED certification supports sustainability and climate change efforts globally

Washington, D.C.—(Jan. 22, 2018)—Today, USGBC, the creators...

Published on 18 Jan 2018 Written by Marisa Long Posted in Media

GBCI China to facilitate LEED and other sustainability programs in China; Andy To named managing director of GBCI North Asia

Shanghai, China—(18 January 2018)—GBCI, the exclusive...

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 03 Jan 2018 Written by Sarah Stanley Posted in Media

PHOENIX, Ariz. - (Dec. 15, 2017) - The city of Phoenix has become one of the first cities to achieve Leadership in Environmental Energy and Design, LEED for Cities Platinum certification, the world’s most widely used green building rating program.

"Phoenix has earned a national...

Published on 20 Dec 2017 Written by Amanda Komar Posted in Media

  • Cited for setting goals, deploying strategies to improve residents' quality of life
  • Creating a more resilient, sustainable future
  • New U.S. Green Building Council Communities category

ARLINGTON, Va.—(Dec. 19, 2017)—...

Published on 26 Oct 2017 Written by Marisa Long Posted in Media

Award recipients represent diverse expertise from across the green building industry,
will be celebrated at Greenbuild Boston 2017

Washington, D.C.—(October 26, 2017)—Today, USGBC announced the...

Published on 19 Oct 2017 Written by Aline Althen Posted in Media

New report, LEED in Motion: Transportation, highlights facilities that incorporate LEED and other sustainability practices

Washington, D.C.—(Oct. 19, 2017)—Today, USGBC released its...

Published on 16 Oct 2017 Written by Amanda Komar Posted in Media

LEED Fellows are best-in-class for green building design, engineering and development

Washington, D.C.—(Oct. 16, 2017)—GBCI has announced its 2017 class of...

Published on 18 Sep 2017 Written by Marisa Long Posted in Media

Washington, D.C.—(Sept. 18, 2017)—Today, USGBC and Informa Exhibitions announced that President Bill Clinton will give a special keynote address at the...

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 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 06 Sep 2017 Written by Sarah Stanley Posted in Media

Bucknell is only the second university in the world to achieve PEER certification

LEWISBURG, Pa. (Sept. 6, 2017) ...

Published on 31 Aug 2017 Written by Marisa Long Posted in Media

Washington, D.C. recognized by the U.S. Green Building Council for achieving sustainability and resiliency goals

Washington, D.C.—(Aug 31, 2017)—Today, Washington, D.C. was named the first LEED for Cities Platinum city in the world. D.C....

Published on 30 Aug 2017 Written by Sarah Stanley Posted in Media

World’s largest green building conference and expo comes to India for the first time.

Mumbai, India—(August 31, 2017)—USGBC, the creators of the LEED green building rating system, together with ABEC Exhibitions & Conferences Ltd...

Published on 25 Aug 2017 Written by Marisa Long Posted in Media

Washington, D.C. – (Aug. 25, 2017) – USGBC and Informa Exhibitions have announced the keynote speaker for the Closing Plenary of the 2017 Greenbuild International...

Published on 25 Aug 2017 Written by Sarah Stanley Posted in Media

Beijing surpasses Shanghai as the leader in new LEED-certified space

SHANGHAI – (August 24, 2017) – Today, the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), the creators of the LEED green building rating system, announced the Top 10...

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