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USGBC Applauds Final Definition of a Zero Emissions Building

June 7, 2024 - in Buildings, News

WASHINGTON, D.C. — June 6, 2024 — The Biden Administration, perhaps more than any previous administration, recognizes the enormous role that buildings play in our lives and our environment. USGBC has been pleased to collaborate with…

USGBC and IWBI Release Streamlined Certification Pathway for LEED and WELL

April 12, 2023 - in News

New process simplifies documentation requirements while maintaining the high standards required to achieve each certification   Washington, D.C.…

USGBC Expands LEED Earth to Homes, Communities and Cities

March 3, 2021 - in Buildings, News

LEED Earth has enabled the expansion of green building to nearly 200 countries around the world LEED Earth aims to accelerate USGBC’s healthy economy…

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 companies, organizations and governments focus on safe and healthy reopening plans in response to the pandemic,…

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 building project design features that can lead to better performance. Insight is available as a feature…

USGBC Announces Vision for LEED Positive

November 21, 2019 - in Buildings, News

ATLANTA  – Today, during its annual Greenbuild International Conference and Expo being held in Atlanta, Ga., the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) announced LEED Positive – a vision statement and LEED development roadmap that will lay the foundation…

Mark Meaders Elected to U.S. Green Building Council’s Resilience Working Group

September 8, 2016 - in News, People

We are pleased to announce that Mark Meaders, LEED AP BD+C, GGP, sustainable leader in HDR's architecture studio in Dallas, has been elected for a one-year term to the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) Resilience Working Group. The group, which operates…