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Green Business Certification Inc. Celebrates the 2020 Class of LEED Fellows

October 20, 2020 - in Awards, News, People

25 green building leaders represent the top of their field and are committed to creating healthier, more sustainable and resilient communities WASHINGTON, D.C. – October 20, 2020 – Green Business Certification Inc. (GBCI), the premier organization independently…

More Than 130 Building Projects Turn to LEED’s Safety First Credits in Response to COVID-19

October 18, 2020 - in Buildings, News

Green building strategies are helping companies develop and measure healthy, sustainable and resilient reopening efforts WASHINGTON, D.C.  – As…

USGBC Launches New “Insight” Feature to Help Green Building Projects Prioritize Sustainability Strategies and Improve Performance

November 21, 2019 - in News, Products, Technology

ATLANTA, Ga. – Today, at the annual Greenbuild conference, the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) launched Insight, a new data-driven tool that highlights…

China Is Leading the New Wave of Towers Rising to 500m and Beyond

October 21, 2016 - in Buildings, News, Projects

China is leading the new wave of mega-tall towers, but locating services such as lifts and cooling towers within these slender giants has required some serious lateral (and vertical) thinking. The Home of Super-Tall If America was the birthplace of the skyscraper,…

LivingHomes Debuts CK4.2, A Lower-Cost Two-Story Prefab Home

June 29, 2016 - in Buildings, Products

LivingHomes, a leader in sustainable and healthy prefabricated homes, will be showcasing their first lower-cost two–story prefabricated home, the CK4.2, at Dwell on Design Los Angeles this year. It is the first project built by spin-out Plant Prefab, the…

Sustainability Courses From UC San Diego Extension Receive U.S. Green Building Council Accreditation

SAN DIEGO, June 9, 2016—As the boom in energy efficient commercial and residential construction continues, demand for green building professionals also continues to rise. In fact, jobs that require LEED Accreditation grew 46 percent in 2014, according to…

CertainTeed Stretches the Imagination at Hometown AIA National Convention in Philadelphia

May 19, 2016 - in Buildings, Corporate

MALVERN, Pa. – The American Institute of Architects (AIA) 2016 National Convention theme is IMAGINE+, and hometown building products manufacturer CertainTeed Corporation is ready to inspire attendees with innovative building solutions that challenge the…

GBRI Offers Courses on the Future of Green Building

May 18, 2016 - in Buildings, Design/Engineering

FOREST HILLS, N.Y., May 18, 2016—"Breaking Ground: The Future of Green Building," the newest course series from GBRI (the nation's most respected provider of LEED & AIA professional education) has been approved by both GBCI and the American Institute…

Gary Charter School Awarded LEED Silver

GARY, Ind., May 12, 2016—The Board of the Charter School of the Dunes and LEE Companies announced that the Charter School of the Dunes, a 66,000-square-foot state-of-the-art K-8 public charter school, has been awarded LEED Silver Certification by the U.S.…

USGBC Announces New Effort to Rid Buildings of Illegally Sourced Materials

April 6, 2016 - in Buildings, Construction, Corporate

Washington, DC—The USGBC announced the quarterly addenda to the LEED green building rating system, which includes a new pilot Alternative Compliance Path (ACP) credit that is designed to further advance environmentally responsible forest management and…