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Published on 01 Jul 2016 Posted in Media

Up-to-date, official statistics about USGBC programs

*Please note: These numbers are current as of July 2017.

USGBC overview

  • More than 11,700 national members
  • More than 18,000 Greenbuild...

Published on 28 Jun 2016 Written by Leticia McCadden Posted in Media

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

Washington, D.C.—(June 28, 2016)—Today, USGBC announced the recipients of its annual LEED Homes...

Published on 22 Jun 2016 Written by Marisa Long Posted in Media

As a member of the Board of Directors, Templeton will help guide the strategy of the WorldGBC

Washington, D.C.—(June 22, 2016)—Peter...

Published on 14 Jun 2016 Written by Rachel Gilbert Posted in Media

LEED in Motion: Industrial Facilities report from U.S. Green Building Council highlights facilities incorporating LEED and green practices

Washington, D.C.—(June 14, 2016)—Today, USGBC released its...

Published on 09 Jun 2016 Written by Joseph Crea Posted in Media

New strategic partnership focuses on jumpstarting the availability of green, healthy homes across the country

9 June 2016 (Mumbai, India) – The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) and its...

Published on 24 May 2016 Written by Marisa Long Posted in Media

New credit continues push for better understanding and decision making around building materials & products

Washington, D.C.—(May 24, 2016)—Today, the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) announced a new LEED pilot credit—...

Published on 11 May 2016 Written by Marisa Long Posted in Media

Washington, DC—(May 11, 2016)—USGBC and an array of national building industry leaders gathered this week at the White House’s national conference on resilient building codes to discuss the economic and community benefits of resilient design and to consider actions that the...

Published on 10 May 2016 Written by Joseph Crea Posted in Media

LEED Earth designed to spur growth of green building in countries around the world

Washington, D.C.—(May 10, 2016)—USGBC announced today that 23 countries have certified their first LEED...

Published on 13 Apr 2016 Written by Marisa Long Posted in Media

Washington, D.C.—(April 13, 2016)—The U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) announced it has adopted the SITES rating system for its capital construction program. Owned and managed by Green Business Certification, Inc. (GBCI),...

Published on 08 Apr 2016 Written by Leticia McCadden Posted in Media

Overall waste diversion rate of 84 percent and 70 percent regional food sourcing among highlights for hometown event in Washington, D.C., at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center

Washington, D.C.—April 8, 2016—...

Published on 05 Apr 2016 Written by Marisa Long Posted in Media

New materials addenda designed to foster holistic transformation in the building product industry

Washington, DC—(April 5, 2016)—Today, USGBC announced the quarterly addenda...

Published on 05 Apr 2016 Written by Marisa Long Posted in Media

Washington, DC(April 5, 2016)Today, USGBC announced the quarterly addenda to the LEED green building rating system, which includes a new pilot Alternative...

Published on 01 Apr 2016 Posted in Media

This article was updated in July 2017.

Buildings are responsible for an enormous amount of global energy use, resource consumption and greenhouse gas emissions. As the demand for more sustainable building options increases, green construction is becoming increasingly profitable...

Published on 01 Apr 2016 Posted in Media

This article was updated in October 2016.

The Greenbuild International Conference and Expo, owned and operated by Informa and presented by the U.S. Green Building Council...

Published on 31 Mar 2016 Written by Rachel Gilbert Posted in Media

Recipients represent impressive environmental efforts in schools across the United States

Pittsburgh—(March 31, 2016)—Today, the Center for Green Schools at USGBC, in...

Published on 23 Mar 2016 Written by Leticia McCadden Posted in Media

New report by USGBC, the 21st Century School Fund and National Council on School Facilities projects a $46 billion annual deficit in U.S. school funding

Washington, D.C.—(March 23, 2016)—The...

Published on 14 Mar 2016 Written by Marisa Long Posted in Media

Health and well-being rapidly emerging as important area of opportunity for the industry

March 14, 2016 (Amsterdam)—GRESB, the global standard for environmental, social and governance (ESG)...

Published on 18 Feb 2016 Written by Leticia McCadden Posted in Media

LEED in Motion: Hospitality report highlights hotel brands across the world incorporating LEED and other sustainability practices

Washington, D.C.—(Feb. 18, 2016)—Today, USGBC released its...

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