Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. USGBC articles below.
USGBC's LEED Zero creates a platform to help existing buildings move from low environmental impact to no environmental impact.
USGBC’s LEED Safety First credits are helping facility management teams provide healthy spaces and assisting with building reentry.
USGBC LEED certification helps cities and counties accelerate progress on climate change, resilience, and social equity challenges.
Findings show majority of schools have acted during the pandemic to address indoor air quality, while citing outdated infrastructure and high costs as key challenges.
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 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.
Massachusetts is top state for LEED followed by Washington, Illinois; California ranks #1 for LEED green building professionals, according to USGBC.
LightView, a sustainable student housing community at Boston's Northeastern University, has been awarded USGBC's highest level of green building certification: LEED Platinum.
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
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.
Located in Philadelphia, the Aramark headquarters includes a wellness center, biophilia rooms, outdoor terraces, and a showcase state-of-the-art dining facility and test kitchen.
The interiors of the HP Inc. campus, designed by Houston-based PDR, has been awarded LEED v4 Gold Certification by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC).
While many women are finding support from employers, 62% of survey respondents agree the pandemic is negatively impacting workplace equity.
The U.S. Green Building Council has published two guides available for download, one focused on resilient companies and communities and the other on green purchasing for healthier schools.
These eight green building award recipients include Pepsi World Trade Center, Prologis, and Nicaragua’s first LEED-certified project.
Four new Safety First Pilot Credits from USGBC outline sustainable best practices for cleaning, workplace re-occupancy, HVAC, and plumbing.
USGBC has introduced a new pilot credit in the LEED green building rating system to support facilities as they work to respond to COVID-19 through sustainable, healthy practices.
The ISSP credentials recognize individuals with the skills to foster innovation, transform culture, and embed sustainable practices in organizations and communities globally.
The World Green Building Council has launched a new case study library showcasing excellence in sustainable development globally, featuring buildings that are net zero carbon and/or enhance human health.
Global growth of LEED reinforces the role green buildings play as a climate solution and tool for improving quality of life.
Microsoft and the Minnesota Twins are among the recipients to be recognized next month during the Greenbuild International Conference and Expo in Atlanta.
The Air Force collaborated with architects at Hoefer Wysocki to transform the clinic into one of the first facilities to earn USGBC’s most advanced sustainability rating.
Bank of America Tower was one of 100 projects selected for the pilot program of LEED Version 4, and was the only one to attempt the Whole Building Life Cycle Assessment (WBCLA) credit.
The U.S. Green Building Council will use the Bank of America grant to support its LEED for Cities and Communities Program.
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.
A new report from the Portland Cement Association suggests that reinforced concrete structures reduce recovery costs after disasters hit and are likely to save money in the long run.
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.