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What is LEED for Green Buildings?

LEED stands for the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, which is a building certification by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). The motive...

Concrete Industry Promotes Sustainable Schools Across the Country

Green Schools Conference & Expo focuses on the future of net-zero construction  Portland, OR—Build with Strength sponsored and participated in the 2020 Green Schools Conference...

4 Steps on the Path to LEED Mastery

By Tommy Linstroth It’s a new year for the construction industry, and 2020 will an exciting time to pursue Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design...

USGBC Research Explores Green Building Industry’s Role in Highlighting the Importance of Buildings as...

As part of its Living Standard initiative, the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) released a U.S. public research report titled Standard Issue that sets out to better gauge how the public feels about issues at the core of the green building community’s mission: sustainability, green buildings and the environment.

USGBC and Green Schools National Network Announce 2019 Best of Green Schools Awards

The Center for Green Schools at the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), in collaboration with the Green Schools National Network, announced the recipients of the 2019 Best of Green Schools Awards. The awards represent the best environmental efforts in schools across the country and highlight the national leaders in school sustainability.

USGBC Launches LEED v4.1 for City, Community and Residential Projects

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) announced that the new version of the LEED green building program – LEED v4.1– is now available for cities, communities and homes. LEED v4.1 certification recognizes leadership by emphasizing performance monitoring, fully integrated design, social equity and human health factors.

USGBC Releases New Timber Traceability LEED Credit

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) announced a new LEED pilot credit designed to increase transparency in timber supply chains and reduce the risk of illegally harvested wood entering the buildings industry supply chain.

USGBC ranks Top 10 Countries and Regions for LEED Green Building

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), creators of the LEED green building rating system, announced the annual Top 10 Countries and Regions for LEED, outside of the U.S. Mainland China topped the list.

USGBC announces 2018 Top 10 states for LEED Green Building

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) released its annual list of Top 10 States for LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design). Illinois topped the list, which ranks states based on the number of LEED certified square feet per person.
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