Posts Tagged ‘USGBC’

ICC Announces Availability of New Green Building Code

The International Green Construction Code has been designed and released as the path to safe, sustainable, economical... ...Read More...

BOMA, USGBC Update Green Building Report

The release of this report comes on the heels of the U.S. Government Accountability Office (U.S. GAO) review of the 2010 report and calls for additional coordination between federal agencies in funding projects with green building... ...Read More...

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Resolution Provides Building Owners With Whole Building Energy Data

This resolution gives building owners and tenants the capacity to make informed decisions to drive energy efficiency improvements, while the aggregate nature of the data protects the privacy of... ...Read More...

SCI And USGBC To Develop Products For LEED Online

Facility managers will be able to use SCIwatch™ through the LEED Online platform to enable automated fault detection for ongoing building commissioning and predictive maintenance in commercial buildings.... ...Read More...

Poll Reveals Majority of Americans Support Federal Investment in Green Schools

The survey found that one in three of those surveyed said the majority of U.S. schools are in "poor" shape. Only 6% said U.S. schools are in "excellent"... ...Read More...

September 19-23: World Green Building Week

Each year during the third week of September, Green Building Councils and their members mark this occasion with events and activities that reflect the diversity of their cultures and... ...Read More...

Updated LEED Demand Response Pilot Credit

Launched in 2010, the enhanced pilot credit establishes guidelines anticipated to increase participation in automated demand... ...Read More...

President Talks About Better Buildings Initiative (UPDATED)

President Obama has unveiled his plan to make America’s commercial buildings more energy- and resource-efficient over the next... ...Read More...

HVAC Trends: Forging The Path

As energy efficiency strategies get "smarter," HVAC systems are one area of opportunity for facility... ...Read More...

Update of LEED Opens for First Public Comment 

The proposed update builds on the foundation of LEED 2009, including the alignment and weighting of credits and further advances the “bookshelf” framework where credits are applied to specific building... ...Read More...