Tag: U.S. Green Building Council

USGBC report highlights LEED and green practice impacts

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) released its LEED in Motion: Venues report, which highlights the efforts of convention centers, sports venues, performing arts centers, community centers and public assembly spaces to transform their environmental, social and economic footprint through LEED certification.

USGBC releases annual Top 10 States for LEED Green Building

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) announced the Top 10 States for LEED, an annual ranking that highlights U.S. states that made significant strides in sustainable building design, construction and transformation during the last year.

‘Smart surface’ technologies could enhance livability, save billions

A new report authored by Capital E — Achieving Urban Resilience: Washington, D.C. — documents how the District could save $5 billion with “smart surface” strategies such as cool roofs, green roofs, solar PV, and porous pavements.

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