Articles Tagged with ''U.S. Green Building Council''

Jan. 14, 2014: Telkonet VP Appointed to U.S. Green Building Council Board

Gerrit Reinders Accepts Appointment to Fill Technology Seat
January 14, 2014
Telkonet Inc., whose business divisions include an energy management technology platform, has announced the appointment of Gerrit Reinders, LEED AP, executive vice president of sales and marketing, to a two-year term on the board of directors of the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC).


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Jan. 9, 2014: U.S. Green Building Council Certifies 20,000th LEED Commercial Project

Green Mountain Coffee Roasters Inc. Plant in Knoxville, Tenn., Gains Distinction
January 9, 2014
The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) announced that it has reached a new milestone with the issuance of the 20,000th Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification for a commercial project.


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Nov. 25, 2013: LEED v4 Officially Launches at Greenbuild Conference

New Version Includes New Market Sectors, Time-Saving Support Tools, Building Performance Management
November 25, 2013
The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) announced that Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) v4, the newest version of the LEED green building program, launched at the Greenbuild International Conference and Expo in Philadelphia.


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USGBC: Schools Need $500B for Updates

HVACR Contractors Can Work with Schools to Improve Buildings
August 5, 2013

It would take roughly $271 billion to bring public school buildings across the U.S. up to working order to gain compliance with the law, and a staggering $542 billion to meet current health, safety, and education standards. 


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April 25, 2013: Linstroth Named Co-Chair of Green Affordable Housing Campaign

April 25, 2013
The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) has appointed Tommy Linstroth, owner and founder of Savannah, Ga.-based Trident Sustainability Group, a sustainability and green building consulting firm, as a 2013 co-chair for its Value Healthy and Efficient Affordable Housing advocacy campaign.


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Feb. 12, 2013: USGBC Releases 2012 List of Top 10 States for LEED

February 12, 2013
The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) has released its annual list of the top 10 states for new Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certifications in 2012. The per-capita list is based on 2010 U.S. Census data and includes commercial and institutional buildings certified under LEED.


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LEED Trend Losing Steam

November 30, 2012

Despite widespread popularity over the past several years, LEED certifications may soon start to dwindle, according to a new survey.


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USGBC Seeks LEED Comments

November 12, 2012
The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) announced the opening of the fifth public comment period for the proposed update to its LEED green building program.


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July 30, 2012: USGBC, More Than 1,200 Signatories Ask GSA to Continue Using LEED

July 30, 2012
The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), with more than 1,200 signatories, has sent a letter to the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) asking that it continue to use the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) green building rating system across the federal building portfolio.


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USGBC Announces Changes to LEED 2012

June 25, 2012
The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) recently announced that it will delay ballot on LEED 2012 until June 1, 2013. Because of this date change, LEED 2012 is being renamed LEED v4.


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