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Published on 20 Oct 2017 Written by Kimberly Lewis Posted in Greenbuild

The past two months have been marked by a series of devastating natural disasters across North America, from earthquakes in Mexico to wildfires in the Pacific Northwest to the four major hurricanes. As communities from the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico to the Gulf Coast and beyond look to...

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 19 Oct 2017 Written by Joseph Crea Posted in Greenbuild

USGBC and GBCI are delighted that LEED has played such a significant role in helping India’s leaders realize...

Published on 19 Oct 2017 Written by Ryanne Waters Posted in Greenbuild

USGBC is currently seeking professionals who are passionate, inventive and knowledgeable in the design, construction and operations of sustainable buildings and communities to serve on the Greenbuild 2018 Education Events Committee, Program Working Group and Special Programs Working Group....

Published on 19 Oct 2017 Written by Jennifer Gunby Posted in Greenbuild

All year, the advocacy and policy staff at USGBC work hard to advance the legislation that can make a greener, more resilient world a reality. From local initiatives to federal policies to international...

Published on 18 Oct 2017 Written by Taryn Holowka Posted in LEED

LEED-certified green data centers use less energy and fewer resources

Oct. 18, 2017—(Shanghai, China)—Today, during the first Greenbuild China conference being held in Shanghai...

Published on 18 Oct 2017 Written by Mary Schrott Posted in Center for Green Schools

For this year’s Climate Leadership Awards, USGBC and Second Nature chose winners who contributed to the environment through extensive...

Published on 17 Oct 2017 Written by Mahesh Ramanujam Posted in LEED

Today, China has assumed a tremendous leadership position in stemming the tide of climate change and protecting its citizens and precious natural resources. As mandated in President Xi’s 13th Five Year...

Published on 16 Oct 2017 Written by Jennifer Gunby Posted in Advocacy and policy

The American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) has released its 2017 State Energy Efficiency Scorecard (it previously released a...

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 16 Oct 2017 Written by Sandra Brock Posted in Greenbuild

Water has played a critical role in shaping Boston since the city's founding. From the earliest settlers to today’s developers of high-performance green buildings, managing water has been a consistent theme for Bostonians and for leaders of the Bay State.

At...

Published on 13 Oct 2017 Written by Sarah Stanley Posted in Greenbuild

Award recipients recognized for being at the forefront of green building in China

Shanghai—(October 13, 2017)—USGBC, the creators of the LEED green...

Published on 13 Oct 2017 Written by Joanne Rodriguez Posted in Greenbuild

With the extreme weather events of the past month—hurricanes, floods, drought and wildfires—it may indeed be time to more urgently think about water resilience and water risk mitigation. How are you and your community incorporating water resilience and water sustainability in...

Published on 12 Oct 2017 Written by Elizabeth Beardsley Posted in Advocacy and policy

The fate of the Clean Power Plan, the federal regulation of carbon dioxide from fossil fuel electric power plants, has taken a turn for the worse this month. The EPA has issued a...

Published on 12 Oct 2017 Written by Sarah Stanley Posted in Greenbuild

The world’s largest green building conference and expo is now global. Greenbuild is not only bringing world-renowned thinkers and innovators together in Boston, but for the first time, the show is also being hosted in...

Published on 12 Oct 2017 Written by Sarah Stanley Posted in Greenbuild

Greenbuild is the world’s largest conference and expo dedicated to green building. Join the Arc team in Boston for two days of interactive workshops and three days of...

Published on 11 Oct 2017 Written by Julia Feder Posted in Education

At the beginning of each quarter, USGBC releases the latest LEED Addenda. This update includes important interpretations, corrections and pilot credit updates, providing guidance and clarification....

Published on 11 Oct 2017 Written by Heather Benjamin Posted in Greenbuild

After two days of exciting Greenbuild Boston workshops, summits and tours, the main education sessions start and the Expo Hall opens. In the rush of activity, if you've got green building questions,...

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