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Published on 20 Sep 2018 Written by Amanda Komar Posted in Media

Chicago is one of seven cities in the world to receive the highest level of certification available from the U.S. Green Building Council

Mayor Rahm Emanuel today announced Chicago has achieved LEED for Cities Platinum certification, the highest level...

Published on 11 Sep 2018 Written by Sarah Stanley Posted in Media

  • 2018 sets yet another record year in participation in the GRESB Real Estate Assessment.
  • The benchmark captures more data reported at asset level than ever before.
  • The sustainability performance of the global real estate sector has increased — again.
  • 2018...

Published on 30 Aug 2018 Written by Amanda Komar Posted in Media

U.S. cities can cut excess heat days by half, save $700 billion, and create 270,000 new jobs by deploying smart surfaces that reflect away heat and help prevent flooding

Washington, D.C.—(Aug. 30, 2018)—Today, 22 leading sustainability and...

Published on 28 Aug 2018 Written by Amanda Komar Posted in Media

Annual event celebrates achievements in green building across North and South Carolina

Charlotte, NC—(Aug. 29, 2018)—The North and South Carolina green building community will come together at this year’s...

Published on 22 Aug 2018 Written by Mahesh Ramanujam Posted in Media

The Clean Power Plan, which if enacted would have been the single-biggest federal effort to cut the carbon pollution that causes climate change, represented an important step not only to protect America’s health but also to demonstrate our global leadership on climate change. USGBC...

Published on 14 Aug 2018 Posted in Media

LEED, or Leadership in Energy...

Published on 18 Jul 2018 Written by Aline Althen Posted in Media

Annual event to be held August 1 at UCSF Mission Bay Conference Center

San Francisco, Calif.—(July 18, 2018)—Building a more sustainable future for the Pacific region will be the focus of USGBC's upcoming...

Published on 17 Jul 2018 Written by Marisa Long Posted in Media

Case study is designed to be a tool in helping cities enhance their own resiliency efforts

July 17, 2018—(Washington, D.C.)—USGBC has released a...

Published on 26 Jun 2018 Written by Mary Schrott Posted in Media

Innovative projects, developers, and builders in the green residential market showcased in annual awards

Washington, D.C.—(June 26, 2018)—Today, USGBC celebrates the recipients of its 2017...

Published on 23 May 2018 Written by Joseph Crea Posted in Media

The LEED for Cities program addresses sustainability, city planning, development and operations at the citywide level

Savona, Italy—(May 23, 2018)—USGBC and...

Published on 04 May 2018 Written by Amanda Sawit Posted in Media

Honorees represent impressive environmental efforts in schools across the United States

Denver, CO—(May 4, 2018)—Today, the Center for Green Schools at USGBC, in collaboration with the...

Published on 30 Apr 2018 Written by Joseph Crea Posted in Media

Tamil Nadu tops the list, followed by Maharashtra, Karnataka, Haryana and Delhi

Mumbai, India—(27 April 2018)—Today, USGBC released the list of India’s Top 10 States for...

Published on 19 Apr 2018 Written by Amanda Sawit Posted in Media

New projects built to California’s robust energy and green building codes (CALGreen) are pre-approved for significant streamlining of fundamental LEED requirements

USGBC, creators of...

Published on 13 Apr 2018 Written by Sarah Stanley Posted in Media

USGBC has announced that Greenbuild, the world’s largest green building conference platform, is coming to México City June 19–21, 2018....

Published on 03 Apr 2018 Written by Amanda Komar Posted in Media

Co-located with ArchitectureBoston Expo, Greenbuild 2017 achieves a record-breaking waste diversion rate of 90.5 percent and 25,000 pounds of donations

Informa Exhibitions U.S. and USGBC have announced the release of the...

Published on 02 Mar 2018 Written by Marisa Long Posted in Media

USGBC President and CEO Mahesh Ramanujam and IWBI Chairman and CEO Rick Fedrizzi to deliver keynote remarks; early bird registration ends March 21

Washington, D.C.—(March 2, 2018)—...

Published on 28 Feb 2018 Written by Marisa Long Posted in Media

Six U.S. cities commit to improving human and environmental performance

WASHINGTON, D.C.—(Feb. 28, 2018)—Today, USGBC creators of the ...

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...

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