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

Dec. 31, 2014: U.S. Green Building Council Announces 2014 Best of Green Schools Honorees

Ten Individuals, Institutions, Projects, and Events Recognized

The Center for Green Schools at the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) has announced the 2014 Best of Green Schools recipients, recognizing 10 individuals, institutions, projects, and events representing the national leaders and innovators in school sustainability for the year.


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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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Nov. 18, 2014: Honeywell and USGBC Collaborate to Advance Building Sustainability

Backed by Technology from Honeywell, LEED Dynamic Plaque Helps Measure and Improve Facility Performance

Honeywell and the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) announced that they are working together to deepen facility sustainability by integrating USGBC’s new LEED® Dynamic Plaque™, a near-real-time monitoring tool, with integrated building automation technology from Honeywell.


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Nov. 14, 2014: USGBC Announces Extension of LEED 2009 Rating System

Extension Offers Green Building Industry Additional Time to Prepare for Newest Version of LEED

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) announced that it will allow Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) users to register projects under the LEED 2009 rating system until Oct. 31, 2016. The original date for LEED 2009 registration to close was June 15, 2015.


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LEED-credentialed Professionals in Demand

More and More Job Postings Now Requiring LEED Credentials

The study, conducted by USGBC education partner Pearson, using data provided by Burning Glass, found 9,033 U.S. job postings from March 2013 to February 2014 that required a LEED credential. 


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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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Standards Groups Collaborate on Green Building Codes

Memorandum Outlines Plan to Work Together to Develop Codes

The goal is to create a comprehensive framework for jurisdictions looking to implement and adopt green building regulations and codes and/or provide incentives for voluntary leadership programs such as LEED.


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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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Canada LEEDs the Way in Building Efficiency

Canada Boasts Largest International Market for LEED Green Buildings

Canada has 1,633 LEED-certified projects, which total more than 22 million gross square meters of real estate.


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World Cup Goes LEED

Several Stadiums Achieve LEED Certification

Several stadiums being used for the ongoing 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil, including South America’s largest stadium, Maracanã in Rio de Janeiro, have achieved LEED certification.


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