Now in its sixth year, the ranking examined the total institutional and commercial square footage of LEED-certified space per resident certified throughout 2015, based on U.S. Census data. Illinois retained its top national position for the third year in a row, with 161 LEED certifications representing 3.43 square feet of certified space per resident.
He joined USGBC in 2009 as senior vice president, technology, before being named COO in 2011
September 9, 2015
The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) board of directors announced that Mahesh Ramanujam, USGBC’s chief operating officer, has been named incoming chief executive officer, and will move into the role after Rick Fedrizzi, co-founder and current CEO of the organization, steps down at the end of 2016.
Top 10 List highlights sustainable building design, construction, and transformation
September 7, 2015
The Top 10 list highlights countries outside of the U.S. that are making significant strides in sustainable building design, construction, and transformation, illustrating the ever-growing international demand for LEED green buildings.
The USGBC oversees the LEED green building certification program
June 30, 2015
Rick Fedrizzi, CEO and founding chair of the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), has announced that he will be stepping down as CEO at the end of 2016 to make way for a leadership transition that will take place in January 2017.
Latest Version of LEED Features Increased Rigor and Multiple Updates
December 1, 2014
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.