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


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

U.S. Green Building Council

Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. U.S. Green Building Council articles below.


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 New Board Chair

U.S. Green Building Council welcomes Dr. Aaron Bernstein of Harvard University as new board chair, along with four new board members.

USGBC Explores Green Building Industry’s Role As Global Solution

The new report takes a closer look at Americans' views on environmental issues and how the green building industry can be better positioned as a global solution.

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.

LEED v4.1 for New Construction, Interiors Open For Registration

The newest version of the USGBC green building program focuses on energy performance and emphasizes human health and integrative building design.

Sabra Breaks Ground On World’s Largest Hummus Plant

The 40,000-square-foot expansion project is the fourth at the Chesterfield County, VA hummus making facility, and will maintain its LEED Gold certification.

Six Cities Earn LEED For Cities Certification Grants

The new grant program is designed to recognize the sustainability and green building achievements of U.S. cities pursuing LEED for Cities certification.

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.

Energy Conservation, Student Performance Top Reasons for Improving U.S. Public Schools

More than 90 percent of Americans agree that greater investments should be put toward upgrading U.S. public school buildings, according to a new poll from U.S. Green Building Council.

Energy Efficient Solutions Help Carnegie Hall Secure LEED Silver Certification

Carnegie Hall is one of a limited but distinguished number of century-old buildings to achieve LEED certification.

Government Case Study: Process Driven

TFM Managing Editor Anne Vazquez talks to the director of building operations for the new IRS facility in Kansas City, MO.

LEED Facility Case Study: A Natural Progression

LaSalle Bank Midwest builds on existing operations to achieve LEED status.

Yahoo! Corporate Campus Receives LEED EBOM Gold Certification

Yahoo!'s 1 million square foot campus consisting of seven buildings is the first of its kind to receive LEED EBOM gold certification.

Services & Maintenance: Sustainable Carpet

The new NSF 140-2007 Standard will help facility managers ensure the best product for their needs.

FM Frequency: A Few Of My Favorite (Web) Things

They may not be raindrops on roses, but there are some things that make Jeff Crane happy.

TFM Show Bonus Article: Green Around The Globe

Vuk Vujovic and Douglas J. Ogurek provide a brief overview of the state of sustainability around the world.

Professional Development: Why FMs Need To Care About Sustainability

Guest Contributor Paul von Paumgartten knows skeptics who doubt the relevance of environmental diligence may need some direction.

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