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USGBC Research Explores Green Building Industry’s Role in Highlighting the Importance of Buildings as...

As part of its Living Standard initiative, the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) released a U.S. public research report titled Standard Issue that sets out to better gauge how the public feels about issues at the core of the green building community’s mission: sustainability, green buildings and the environment.

USGBC and Green Schools National Network Announce 2019 Best of Green Schools Awards

The Center for Green Schools at the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), in collaboration with the Green Schools National Network, announced the recipients of the 2019 Best of Green Schools Awards. The awards represent the best environmental efforts in schools across the country and highlight the national leaders in school sustainability.

USGBC Launches LEED v4.1 for City, Community and Residential Projects

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) announced that the new version of the LEED green building program – LEED v4.1– is now available for cities, communities and homes. LEED v4.1 certification recognizes leadership by emphasizing performance monitoring, fully integrated design, social equity and human health factors.

USGBC Releases New Timber Traceability LEED Credit

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) announced a new LEED pilot credit designed to increase transparency in timber supply chains and reduce the risk of illegally harvested wood entering the buildings industry supply chain.

USGBC ranks Top 10 Countries and Regions for LEED Green Building

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), creators of the LEED green building rating system, announced the annual Top 10 Countries and Regions for LEED, outside of the U.S. Mainland China topped the list.

USGBC announces 2018 Top 10 states for LEED Green Building

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) released its annual list of Top 10 States for LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design). Illinois topped the list, which ranks states based on the number of LEED certified square feet per person.

USGBC announces all LEED-certified green buildings eligible for LEED recertification

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) will begin offering LEED recertification for all LEED certified projects. To be eligible for certification, projects must submit 12 months of data demonstrating continued or improved performance.

USGBC opens registration for LEED v4.1 for new construction and interior spaces

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.

STAR Community Rating System to be fully integrated into USGBC’s LEED for Cities and...

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.
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