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.
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.
Smart surface technologies such as green roofs produce savings in the form of lower energy and water bills, lower health costs, reduced water treatment,...
The International Code Council, ASHRAE, the U.S. Green Building Council and the Illuminating Engineering Society released the 2018 International Green Construction Code.
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...
The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), creators of the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) green building rating system, announced significant streamlining for all LEED prerequisites and some credits for California projects that are pursuing certification under LEED v4.
Arlington County, Va., has been named the first Platinum level community under the U.S. Green Building Council’s (USGBC) newly created LEED for Communities program. The honor acknowledges the county’s long-time commitment to environmental stewardship and community sustainability and its many policies, programs and initiatives to create a more sustainable Arlington.
USGBC released its LEED in Motion: Transportation report, which focuses on industry growth in the green building sector for transportation facilities such as airport terminal buildings, train stations, bus centers, seaports, light rail stations, control towers and more. The report also highlights some of the most impressive LEED-certified transportation facilities throughout the world.
The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) announced the recipients of its annual LEED Homes Awards, which recognize projects, architects, developers and homebuilders who have demonstrated outstanding leadership and innovation in the residential green building marketplace.