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


LEED for Cities

15 Local Governments Join LEED For Cities Leadership Program

USGBC program brings local governments together to support LEED for Cities certification efforts with peer-to-peer networking opportunities, technical assistance, and access to educational resources.
green building

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.
green building

World Green Building Trends 2021 Report Released, Available For Download

The findings reveal that architects, engineers, contractors, owners, and investors from around the globe expect to engage in an increased level of green building in the next three years.
USGBC

USGBC Offers New Safety First Credits Guide

Learn how to respond to COVID-19 with a new Safety First credits guide from USGBC.
Green Seal paint

Green Seal Launches LEED-Compliant Paint Certification

Green Seal's paint certification meets LEED v4/4.1 criteria and qualifies paints and coatings for Amazon's Climate Pledge Friendly badge.
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

Register for Greenbuild today using Facility Executive’s exclusive promo code, and receive a free expo hall pass.
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.
LEED Zero

How LEED Zero Verifies Strategies That Will Help Slow Climate Change

USGBC's LEED Zero creates a platform to help existing buildings move from low environmental impact to no environmental impact.

USGBC Develops New Pilot Credits In Response To COVID-19

USGBC’s LEED Safety First credits are helping facility management teams provide healthy spaces and assisting with building reentry.
Local Government Leadership Program

15 Cities, Counties Join LEED Government Leadership Program

USGBC LEED certification helps cities and counties accelerate progress on climate change, resilience, and social equity challenges.
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.
green building

USGBC Releases 2021 Green Building Community Survey Results

This year’s survey was focused on COVID-19 recovery and how the green building industry can thrive post-pandemic — with health, equity, and green building access cited as key factors for building re-entry.
LEED Earth

USGBC Expands LEED Earth to Homes, Communities, Cities

LEED Earth is designed to bring LEED to countries where green building is still emerging and offers certification at no cost to the first project to certify.
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.
LightView sustainable student housing

LightView Achieves Boston’s First Private Student Housing LEED Platinum Certification

LightView, a sustainable student housing community at Boston's Northeastern University, has been awarded USGBC's highest level of green building certification: LEED Platinum.
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.
Greenbuild LEED Positive

USGBC Readies Green Building Industry For LEED Positive Future

Throughout this year’s virtual Greenbuld event, USGBC delivered key updates intended to help push the industry closer to a regenerative future as outlined through LEED Positive
USGBC leadership

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 All In

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.

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