Articles Tagged with ''USGBC''

USGBC Extends LEED 2009 Compliance Deadline

Latest Version of LEED Features Increased Rigor and Multiple Updates

Extending to October 2016 gives LEED users and members of the green building industry additional time to prepare for LEED v4, the latest version of LEED, which features increased rigor and multiple updates.


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USGBC Honors Mitsubishi

Organization's 13,000 Members Select Best of Building Award Winners

In its inaugural year, the Best of Building Award winners were selected by the USGBC’s 13,000 member organizations.


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Council Aims to Implement Sustainable Literacy Policy by 2040

Council Wants Sustainable Literacy Policy by 2040

The plan discusses a large goal for all 50 states to adopt a comprehensive green schools policy that includes a graduation requirement around sustainability literacy by 2040.


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Grainger Earns LEED Designation

New Data Center Features Advanced Cooling System

The energy used for cooling the facility is controlled by strictly managing airflow using outside air to cool the facility.


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Sept. 4, 2014: Industry Groups Agree to Collaborate on Green Building

Move Will Coordinate Standard 189.1, International Green Construction Code, and LEED

ASHRAE, the International Code Council (ICC), the American Institute of Architects (AIA), the Illuminating Engineering Society of North America (IES), and the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) agreed to collaborate on the development of Standard 189.1, the International Green Construction Code (IgCC), and the LEED green building program.


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July 24, 2014: Appraisal Institute Supports USGBC, Says Green Homes Do Sell for a Premium

Report Says a Green Label Adds an Average 9 Percent Price Premium

The Appraisal Institute, the nation’s largest professional association of real estate appraisers, has announced its support for a U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) report that finds green labeled homes can sell at higher prices.


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Philadelphia Ready to Ring in Greenbuild 2013

USGBC to Roll Out LEED v4 at Popular Event

Thirty-thousand people from 90 countries are expected to attend this year’s Greenbuild, which will consist of “three days of extensive educational programming, workshops, a vast exhibition floor, and ample networking events.”


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USGBC Adopts LEED v4

Council Voted 86 Percent in Favor of Adopting the System

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) announced its membership has voted to adopt Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) v4, the next update to the green building rating system.


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July 17, 2013: LEED v4 Passes Ballot and Will Launch This Fall

Newest Version of Green Building Rating System to Launch at Greenbuild
The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) announced that its membership has voted to adopt LEED v4, the next update to its green building rating system. The final overall vote was 86 percent in favor of adopting LEED v4.


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USGBC Certifies First LEED Platinum Prefabricated, Modular Home in Washington

Greenfab has been awarded Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Platinum certification by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) for a new home built in Seattle. The prefabricated, modular home is the first to be certified LEED Platinum in the state of Washington.


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