Tag: U.S. Green Building Council
The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) announced that its newest version of the LEED green building program, LEED v4.1, is open for registration for both new construction projects as well as interior spaces with LEED v4.1 BD+C and LEED v4.1 ID+C.
The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) announced in November that the STAR Community Rating System, which offers certification for sustainable communities, will be fully integrated into USGBC’s LEED for Cities and LEED for Communities programs.
Second Nature, in partnership with the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), announced that the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and Delta College are the recipients of the 2018 Climate Leadership Awards.
Smart surface technologies such as green roofs produce savings in the form of lower energy and water bills, lower health costs, reduced water treatment,...
Forty-seven percent of those participating in the World Green Building Trends 2018 SmartMarket Report expect to do the majority of their projects (more than 60 percent) green by 2021.
The International Code Council, ASHRAE, the U.S. Green Building Council and the Illuminating Engineering Society released the 2018 International Green Construction Code.
The U.S. Green Building Council, founded in 1993, developed the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) rating system, which uses a holistic, multi-attribute...
Twenty-two sustainability and urban organizations announced formation of the Smart Surfaces Coalition, a group of experts and organizations helping cities rapidly adopt cost-effective solutions to cut excess heat radiation from buildings and surfaces, reduce flood risk and improve livability, health and equity
The renovation of Bartholdi Park at the U.S. Botanic Garden (USBG) is complete, and the new garden is a showcase of sustainable gardening. The renovation provided an opportunity to increase accessibility, showcase the Sustainable SITES Initiative (SITES) principles in action, and demonstrate USBG’s commitment to sustainability.