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Three Billion Square Feet of Green Building Space LEED®-Certified

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) announced yesterday that 3 billion square feet of green construction space has earned LEED® certification around the globe. “This milestone is the result of leaders across our industry making the business and environmental case … Continue reading

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2016 Greenbuild Annual Conference & Expo to Take Place in Los Angeles

The 2016 Greenbuild International Conference and Expo will be held in Los Angeles, according to an announcement from event organizers, the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) and Hanley Wood. The event previously had been scheduled for San Diego. “Los Angeles … Continue reading

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USGBC Releases the Top 10 States in Nation for LEED Green Building

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) released its ranking of the Top 10 States for LEED®. The per-capita list is based on 2010 U.S. Census data and includes commercial and institutional green building projects that were certified throughout 2013. Among … Continue reading

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Greenbuild Opens Today

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Today marks the start of the U.S. Green Building Council’s (USGBC) Greenbuild show in Philadelphia. The show will run through Friday, with exhibit halls open through Thursday. Several exhibitors say they hope to provide green solutions to attendees at this … Continue reading

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USGBC-NCC Launches Building Health Initiative

The U.S. Green Building Council-Northern California Chapter (USGBC-NCC) has a Building Health Initiative, designed to “facilitate sharing of best practices and collaboration among a unique coalition of commercial building owners and tenants; architects, engineers and builders; building product manufacturers; legal professionals; labor … Continue reading

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GSA Seeks Industry Input on Green Building Certification System for Federal Buildings

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The U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) issued a request for information (RFI) seeking public and industry input regarding green building certification systems. According to the RFI, GSA has been charged with providing a “formal recommendation to the Secretary of Energy … Continue reading

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