U.S. Green Building Council

Resource pages for "U.S. Green Building Council"-related posts for facility managers (FMs), building operations professionals and decision-makers in all industry sectors.


classroom

Schools Prioritize Federal Funds For Air Filtration, HVAC Upgrades

A USGBC report finds that school relief funds are used to create a healthier working and learning environments for staff and students.
LEED energy performance

LEED v4 Updates To Increase Energy Performance Requirements

To better address greenhouse gas emissions and climate change, updates will elevate LEED v4’s requirements for energy performance closer to those of LEED v4.1.
Templeton USGBC GBCI

Peter Templeton Is New USGBC, GBCI President & CEO

Peter Templeton will lead U.S. Green Building Council and Green Business Certification Inc., focus on climate action and health, equity and sustainability goals.
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U.S. Green Building Council Ranks Its Top 10 States For LEED In 2021

The leading state on the list certified 3.16 square feet of building space per person under LEED in 2021.
USGBC

USGBC Offers New Safety First Credits Guide

Learn how to respond to COVID-19 with a new Safety First credits guide from USGBC.
Greenbuild International Conference & Expo

For Industry-Leading Networking, Greenbuild Means Go

With more reasons than ever to get back to the business of creating sustainable spaces, you won’t want to miss Greenbuild 2021.
Greenbuild International Conference & Expo

Greenbuild International Conference & Expo Comes To San Diego

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USGBC

USGBC Announces CEO Transition, Strategic Review

A leading voice in healthy and vibrant green buildings and communities, the U.S. Green Building Council will build upon its strengths and 28-year history.
indoor air quality

Center for Green Schools at USGBC, With ASHRAE, Release Report On IAQ In Schools

Findings show majority of schools have acted during the pandemic to address indoor air quality, while citing outdated infrastructure and high costs as key challenges.
LEED green building professionals

Healthcare, Schools, Offices Make Up Most Green Building Certifications

Massachusetts is top state for LEED followed by Washington, Illinois; California ranks #1 for LEED green building professionals, according to USGBC.
LEED Gold

Academy Museum Receives LEED Gold Certification

The Academy Museum of Motion Pictures has been awarded LEED Gold Certification by the USGBC for Building Design and Construction.
LEED v4.1

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.
U.S. Green Building Council

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.
green building industry

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.
LEED v4.1

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.
green building

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 hummus Chesterfield County VA

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.
LEED for Cities

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.
China LEED

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.

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