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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.

USGBC announces all LEED-certified green buildings eligible for LEED recertification

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) will begin offering LEED recertification for all LEED certified projects. To be eligible for certification, projects must submit 12 months of data demonstrating continued or improved performance.

USGBC opens registration for LEED v4.1 for new construction and interior spaces

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) announced that its newest version of the LEED green building program, LEED v4.1, is open for registration for both new construction projects as well as interior spaces with LEED v4.1 BD+C and LEED v4.1 ID+C.

STAR Community Rating System to be fully integrated into USGBC’s LEED for Cities and...

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) announced in November that the STAR Community Rating System, which offers certification for sustainable communities, will be fully integrated into USGBC’s LEED for Cities and LEED for Communities programs.

USGBC and Second Nature announce 2019 higher ed Climate Leadership winners

Second Nature, in partnership with the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), announced that the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and Delta College are the recipients of the 2018 Climate Leadership Awards.

Advanced surface technologies for cities

Smart surface technologies such as green roofs produce savings in the form of lower energy and water bills, lower health costs, reduced water treatment,...

Model code for green construction released

The International Code Council, ASHRAE, the U.S. Green Building Council and the Illuminating Engineering Society released the 2018 International Green Construction Code.

‘LEEDing’ the way in building certification

The U.S. Green Building Council, founded in 1993, developed the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) rating system, which uses a holistic, multi-attribute...

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