Green Building

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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May 15, 2014: USGBC Launches Real-Time Green Building Data for US States

Online State Market Briefs Provide Information Transparency

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) has launched a new online resource that highlights real-time green building data for each state in the United States. The state market briefs highlight Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) projects, LEED-credentialed professionals, and USGBC membership in each state.


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April 14, 2014: ASHRAE, NAHB, ICC to Develop New Edition of National Green Building Standard

This Is Third Edition of the Standard and First Time That ASHRAE Has Partnered in Its Development

ASHRAE, the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB), and the International Code Council (ICC) have agreed to jointly develop the 2015 edition of the ICC/ASHRAE 700 National Green Building Standard. This is the third edition of the standard and the first time that ASHRAE has partnered in its development.


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Feb. 7, 2014: Green Building Initiative Names Jerry Yudelson as New President

Prominent Green Building Advocate to Help Grow Use of Green Globes Rating System

The Green Building Initiative (GBI) announced that it has named Jerry Yudelson as its president to accelerate growth of the nonprofit and further leverage its green building assessment tools, including the Green Globes® rating system, as it attempts to bring green building options to a larger audience.


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Jan. 29, 2014: HindSite Software Surveys Green Industry Professionals

Company Will Use Survey Data to Create Second Annual Green Industry Benchmark Report

HindSite Software has announced the release of its second annual Green Industry Benchmark Survey. The survey asks a series of questions related to business practices, marketing practices, human resources practices, educational practices, and business results.


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