U.S. Green Building Council

Latest stories

20h
The Seattle Times
Amazon’s plan for giant spheres gets mixed reactionand seemed unsatisfied by NBBJ’s assertions that the building would seek LEED G
Amazon’s plan for giant spheres gets mixed reaction
The Seattle Times / Posted 20 hours ago
and seemed unsatisfied by NBBJ’s assertions that the building would seek LEED Gold certification, a designation by the U.S. Green Building Council. Biospheres aren’t new, Proksch said. “What is it offering other than making an experimental... Read more
6d
Mississippi Business Journal
Ten years after: USGBC Mississippi forges aheadBy NASH NUNNERY The Mississippi chapter of the U.S. Green Building Council is
Ten years after: USGBC Mississippi forges ahead
Mississippi Business Journal / Posted 6 days ago
By NASH NUNNERY The Mississippi chapter of the U.S. Green Building Council is alive and well. Rumors about the demise of the decade-old organization are greatly exaggerated, according to chapter Chairman Perry Richardson. In the midst of a... Read more
7d
The Mercury News
San Mateo County: Work to begin on $37M emergency centerby voters in 2012. Tentatively named the Regional Operations Center, it will b
San Mateo County: Work to begin on $37M emergency center
The Mercury News / Posted 7 days ago
by voters in 2012. Tentatively named the Regional Operations Center, it will be built to LEED Gold certification from the U.S. Green Building Council. Building demolition at the site will begin in mid-May and a groundbreaking ceremony is expected... Read more
9d
The Daily Californian
2 Berkeley buildings selected to receive national awards for sustainability, designThe West Berkeley Library had already received a LEED platinum certification.
2 Berkeley buildings selected to receive national awards for sustainability, design
The Daily Californian / Posted 9 days ago
The West Berkeley Library had already received a LEED platinum certification. LEED is a rating system used by the U.S. Green Building Council to evaluate the environmental performance of a building and encourage sustainable design,... Read more
9d
The Advocate
New Orleans City Council considers allowing electric vehicle charging stations on public propertydissuade many local drivers from purchasing electric vehicles, said developer M
New Orleans City Council considers allowing electric vehicle charging stations on public property
The Advocate / Posted 9 days ago
dissuade many local drivers from purchasing electric vehicles, said developer Marcel Wisznia, speaking on behalf of the U.S. Green Building Council, a nonprofit committed to cost-efficient and energy-saving building projects. “Electric cars... Read more
2 related stories
10d
The Advocate
City Council considers allowing electric vehicle charging stations on public propertydissuade many local drivers from purchasing electric vehicles, said developer M
City Council considers allowing electric vehicle charging stations on public property
The Advocate / Posted 10 days ago
dissuade many local drivers from purchasing electric vehicles, said developer Marcel Wisznia, speaking on behalf of the U.S. Green Building Council, a nonprofit committed to cost-efficient and energy-saving building projects. “Electric cars... Read more
2 related stories
12d
CNBC
On Earth Day it's time to admit business isn't the enemyto reclaim Earth Day from the fringes and make it count for activists and capit
On Earth Day it's time to admit business isn't the enemy
CNBC / Posted 12 days ago
to reclaim Earth Day from the fringes and make it count for activists and capitalists alike. In 1993, I co-founded the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), a nonprofit organization dedicated to sustainable buildings and communities. USGBC... Read more
13d
iafrica.com
Earth Day: Ten eco-friendly airportsGold Certification. LEED stands for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Desi
Earth Day: Ten eco-friendly airports
iafrica.com / Posted 13 days ago
Gold Certification. LEED stands for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design and the eco-award is given out by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). Normally, constructing a new terminal means a lot of waste, but in this case, more than... Read more
13d
KJZZ 91.5 Phoenix
What Makes 'Green' Home? Arizona Leads US In Green Home Buildinghome can be Energy Star certified to meet U.S. Department of Environmental Prot
What Makes 'Green' Home? Arizona Leads US In Green Home Building
KJZZ 91.5 Phoenix / Posted 13 days ago
home can be Energy Star certified to meet U.S. Department of Environmental Protection standards, or LEED certified, by the U.S. Green Building Council. Green homes often include things like high-performance doors and windows that are sealed tight,... Read more
13d
Your Hometown Lima Stations
Bath Elementary construction wins LEED Gold certificationA local elementary school project received a special honor this week. The U.S.
Bath Elementary construction wins LEED Gold certification
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 13 days ago
A local elementary school project received a special honor this week. The U.S. Green Building Council has awarded the Bath Elementary School construction project the LEED Gold certification. LEED is a rating system that uses different criteria to... Read more
13d
Aircraft Maintenance Technology
BHM Terminal is Awarded LEED Gold for New ConstructionInternational Airport announced April 20, that it has been awarded LEED Gold fo
BHM Terminal is Awarded LEED Gold for New Construction
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted 13 days ago
International Airport announced April 20, that it has been awarded LEED Gold for New Construction as established by the U.S. Green Building Council and verified by the Green Building Certification Institute (GBCI). The Birmingham Airport... Read more
15d
Aircraft Maintenance Technology
Chicago Airports' Green Buildings Highlighted for Earth Weekconsolidated rental car facility at Midway. In fact, six buildings constructed
Chicago Airports' Green Buildings Highlighted for Earth Week
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted 15 days ago
consolidated rental car facility at Midway. In fact, six buildings constructed at Chicago's airports since 2008 have earned U.S. Green Building Council LEED certification and more than 300 projects from runways to terminals have been rated under the... Read more
16d
Business Wire
Panasonic Announces New UX Series of 4K High-Powered Handheld Camcorders, Delivering VariCam LT 4K Cinema CamcorderAmerica relocated its headquarters to a new facility, adjacent to Newark Penn S
Panasonic Announces New UX Series of 4K High-Powered Handheld Camcorders, Delivering VariCam LT 4K Cinema Camcorder
Business Wire / Posted 16 days ago
America relocated its headquarters to a new facility, adjacent to Newark Penn Station in Newark, NJ. It is the first newly constructed office tower in Newark to earn both LEED Platinum and Gold certifications from the U.S. Green Building... Read more
19d
Marin Independent Journal
Rebuilding the inn with an environmentally friendly focusproject may be built without consideration for sustainable building design and
Rebuilding the inn with an environmentally friendly focus
Marin Independent Journal / Posted 19 days ago
project may be built without consideration for sustainable building design and construction practices as promulgated by the U.S. Green Building Council, certified as LEED. Rest assured this is not the case. As discussed in detail at a Planning... Read more
20d
The Post-Standard
Rick Fedrizzi of US Green Building Council: A leader should not be afraid to make things simpleat Carrier Corp. when he saw opportunity and a mission. With David Gottfried a
Rick Fedrizzi of US Green Building Council: A leader should not be afraid to make things simple
The Post-Standard / Posted 20 days ago
at Carrier Corp. when he saw opportunity and a mission. With David Gottfried and Michael Italiano, Fedrizzi founded the U.S. Green Building Council in 1993. USGBC, headquartered in Washington, D.C., now works in 150 nations with an operating... Read more
20d
The Auto Channel
Panasonic OneConnect; Partners with Triton Digital� for Enhanced Driver MessagingNJ. It is the first newly constructed office tower in Newark to earn both LEED
Panasonic OneConnect; Partners with Triton Digital� for Enhanced Driver Messaging
The Auto Channel / Posted 20 days ago
NJ. It is the first newly constructed office tower in Newark to earn both LEED Platinum and Gold certifications from the U.S. Green Building Council. Learn more about Panasonic at us.panasonic.com/news. About Triton DigitalTriton Digital’s�... Read more
21d
The Hill
Capitol Hill’s forest champions helped secure win for woodThis week the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) announced it has created a ne
Capitol Hill’s forest champions helped secure win for wood
The Hill / Posted 21 days ago
This week the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) announced it has created a new ‘alternative compliance path’ in its Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) green building rating system. While USGBC focused its announcement on the fact... Read more
21d
examiner.com
MUSIC NEWS: ACL Live launched sparkling new venue 3TEN last monththe space is LEED certified and designed by Austin's Sanders Architecture. LEED
MUSIC NEWS: ACL Live launched sparkling new venue 3TEN last month
examiner.com / Posted 21 days ago
the space is LEED certified and designed by Austin's Sanders Architecture. LEED is a mark of excellence developed by the U.S. Green Building Council acknowledging measurable performance attributes that benefit human and environmental health. The... Read more
22d
USA Today
Ford launches corporate campus redesignmake every existing building qualify for Leadership in Energy and Environmental
Ford launches corporate campus redesign
USA Today / Posted 22 days ago
make every existing building qualify for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Silver certification from the U.S. Green Building Council, while new buildings would pursue LEED Gold. One facility will generate zero waste, use no fossil... Read more
22d
The Hill
LEED pilot for wood to reduce need for government regulationat the bottom end of the market as well. The latest example of this is a pilot
LEED pilot for wood to reduce need for government regulation
The Hill / Posted 22 days ago
at the bottom end of the market as well. The latest example of this is a pilot approach to assure that all wood on building projects has been harvested legally. ADVERTISEMENT Brendan Owens is chief of engineering for the U.S. Green Building Counc... Read more
25d
Orlando Sentinel
NBA arena rankings: No. 5 Orlando Magic's Amway Centerchoices within a three-block radius of the building. . . . Finally, Amway Cente
NBA arena rankings: No. 5 Orlando Magic's Amway Center
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 25 days ago
choices within a three-block radius of the building. . . . Finally, Amway Center has received gold certification from the U.S. Green Building Council. Negatives: Amway Center has two significant negatives, in my opinion. First, the atmosphere on... Read more
10 related stories
29d
The Suburbanite
Lake BOE opts out of LEED certificationHARTVILLE The Lake Local Schools Board of Education held a special meeting on A
Lake BOE opts out of LEED certification
The Suburbanite / Posted 29 days ago
HARTVILLE The Lake Local Schools Board of Education held a special meeting on April 4 to pass a resolution to delete the U.S. Green Building Council LEED for schools allowance for the Uniontown Elementary from the Ohio School Facilities Commission... Read more
29d
Baltimore Sun
Catonsville interior designer Laura Hodges elevates customers' stylecreative," she said. In 2009, she graduated from the New York School of Interi
Catonsville interior designer Laura Hodges elevates customers' style
Baltimore Sun / Posted 29 days ago
creative," she said. In 2009, she graduated from the New York School of Interior Design. That year she also got a U.S. Green Building Council accreditation for considering the environment and sustainability in her designs. She moved to... Read more
m
The Chronicle
Duke Kunshan University first Chinese university to receive LEED certificationby the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design program. DKU received the
Duke Kunshan University first Chinese university to receive LEED certification
The Chronicle / Posted 1 months ago
by the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design program. DKU received the LEED certification—which is given by the U.S. Green Building Council—in recognition of its commitment to sustainable and green architecture. All five of DKU's campus... Read more

People in this news