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The U.S. Green Building Council's annual awards recognize extraordinary leadership in green building and commitment to advancing healthy, sustainable buildings and communities


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The U.S. Green Building Council's annual awards recognize extraordinary leadership in green building and commitment to advancing healthy, sustainable buildings and communities

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Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. green building articles below.


USGBC Names 2020 Leadership Award Recipients

The U.S. Green Building Council's annual awards recognize extraordinary leadership in green building and commitment to advancing healthy, sustainable buildings and communities

USGBC To Fund 500 LEED Professionals In Underserved Communities

The commitment marks the launch of USGBC’s new equity program USGBC All In: Building Equity Together, which aims to build green building expertise and workforce.

GBCI Announces 2020 LEED Fellows

The 2020 class of LEED Fellows includes 25 green building leaders who represent the top of their field and are committed to creating healthier, more sustainable and resilient communities.

Facility Executive: October 2020 Issue

The October 2020 issue looks at healthy, sustainable, resilient facilities, including mass notification, HVAC, green buildings, and more.

Women In Green Building Face Challenges In Wake Of COVID-19 Crisis

While many women are finding support from employers, 62% of survey respondents agree the pandemic is negatively impacting workplace equity.

Establishing A Sustainable Carpet Care Program

Establishing a sustainable carpet care program can reassure building occupants that facility managers are working toward a sustainable present and future.

USGBC Launches Global Economic Recovery Strategy

USGBC has outlined a path for how healthy places and LEED will support recovery efforts as businesses, governments, and communities prepare for a post-pandemic world.

Pittsburgh’s MuseumLab Achieves LEED Gold

MuseumLab at Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh has been awarded LEED® Gold status for implementing practical and measurable strategies and solutions in areas including sustainable site development, water savings, energy efficiency, materials selection, and indoor environmental quality.

Five Ways To Begin Energy Benchmarking

For actionable insight, buildings are increasingly tracking and comparing energy performance.

LEED Surpasses 100,000 Commercial Green Building Projects

Global growth of LEED reinforces the role green buildings play as a climate solution and tool for improving quality of life.

USGBC Announces 2019 Green Building Leadership Awards

Microsoft and the Minnesota Twins are among the recipients to be recognized next month during the Greenbuild International Conference and Expo in Atlanta.

Greening The Building Envelope

The road to a more sustainable future for building materials and products is multi-faceted.

Canon Canada HQ Earns LEED® Gold Certification

The 180,000-square-foot, five-story building includes elements that encourage collaboration, foster well-being, and promote practices that reduce its carbon footprint.

Unilever North America HQ Earns LEED Platinum Certification

The sustainably-built, energy-efficient Unilever headquarters was also named Commercial LEED Project of the Year by the New Jersey chapter of the U.S. Green Building Council.

BrainBox AI Launches First AI Technology For Autonomous Buildings

BrainBox AI has unveiled its patent-pending technology enabling buildings to reduce energy costs by 25-35% and their carbon footprint by 20-40%.

USGBC Launches LEED v4.1 For City, Community, Residential Projects

This new version of the LEED green building program raises the bar for sustainable housing and cities.

Facility Executive | February 2019 Issue

The February 2019 issue features this year's Facility Executive of the Year. Plus, a look drones and FM, building envelope and energy, and our annual Readers' Choice Awards.

China Is Top Country For Global Green Building

Mainland China leads USGBC'S Top 10 list of global green building leaders outside the U.S., with more than 68 million gross square meters.

Facility Executive | December 2018 Issue

The December 2018 issue features HVAC, roofing, energy management, false alarms, and green restrooms. Plus, a look at passing the facility leadership torch.

Building Envelope Renovations To Enhance Sustainability

Consider these green building strategies, inside and out, when planning facility upgrades.

Facility Executive | October 2018 Issue

The October 2018 issue features green building, workplace design, zero energy, recycling furniture, and anti-terrorism security. Plus, we celebrate our 30th anniversary.

Did You Miss Our “Your Building: Go Green. Save Green. Make Green.” Webinar?

View this free video webinar and learn how green values will drive value in your building or property investment, employee productivity and morale, community leadership, and more.

Natural Light In Workplace Design

Cultivating a healthy indoor environment can begin with sound daylighting strategies.

WE•Stand For Safe, Reliable Water

A recently published ANSI Standard for plumbing covers a broad range of water efficiency and safety concerns for facilities.

Going For Green With Energy Efficiency At The Winter Olympics

The color green will be present throughout the 2018 Olympic Winter Games, thanks to the PyeongChang Organizing Committee's (POCOG) sustainability and energy efficiency efforts.

Super Bowl LII Stadium Can Withstand Snow, Save Energy

Odds are Minneapolis’ U.S. Bank Stadium roof won't collapse during Super Bowl LII—as its predecessor the Metrodome's did in December 2010.

Mainland China Leads Top 10 Countries, Regions For LEED

Green building space in China is expected to reach two billion square meters by 2020, up from current estimates of 600 million square meters spread across more than 300 cities.
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Transportation Industry Embraces Sustainability, Green Building Standards

USGBC's new report: LEED in Motion: Transportation, highlights facilities that incorporate LEED and other sustainability practices.
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Houston Skybox One Data Center Achieves LEED® Gold

The 96,129-square-foot purpose-built facility is the only data center in Houston to receive the designation.

New Asphalt Roofing EPDs Will Aid Green Building Projects

The Asphalt Roofing Manufacturers Association has completed a multi-year effort to develop Environmental Product Declarations for five types of asphalt roofing.

Wall Panel And Coating Choices Contribute To LEED Gold

At Kankakee Community College, a pledge to the American College and University President’s Climate Commitment called attention to exterior cladding and coating choices.
Green Building

Massachusetts Earns Top Spot In Green Building Ranking

Massachusetts moves from the third to first; New York rejoins ranking in USGBC’s annual ranking of the Top 10 States for LEED Green Building.

Green Offices Improve Productivity

Keeping staff healthy and happy improves productivity and boosts businesses’ bottom line, according to the World Green Building Council.

Facility Executive | September / October 2016 Issue

Our annual "green" issue looks at sustainability trends including green cleaning, water conservation, LEED, green building programs, and energy storage. Plus, security, space planning strategies, HVAC and more.

Clif Bar Opens One-Of-A-Kind Sustainable Bakery

The sustainability-focused facility uses biophilic design, a cutting-edge approach to design that connects people in buildings with nature and the well-being it provides.

FM Alert: BREEAM Green Building Tool Arrives In U.S.

Designed by BRE (Building Research Establishment), this rating system was established in 1990 to drive efficiency improvements in new and existing buildings around the world.

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