There are currently more than 1,755 LEED-certified industrial facilities worldwide
July 11, 2016
Currently, there are more than 1,755 LEED-certified industrial facilities worldwide, totaling more than 496 million square feet encompassing 2,710 registered projects totaling nearly 737 million square feet. The report also showcases many of the most impressive LEED-certified industrial facilities in the world.
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.
Green building industry contributes more than $134.3 billion in labor income
October 14, 2015
The green building sector is outpacing overall construction growth in the U.S. and will account for more than 2.3 million American jobs this year, according to a new U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) study from Booz Allen Hamilton.
Expanded residential education to be offered at Greenbuild 2015
September 24, 2015
The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) has signed on to become one of three Greenbuild Top Tier Partners for 2015, in addition to the American Institute of Architects (AIA) and Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) International.
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.
Demand for sustainable buildings continues to grow around the world
August 10, 2015
The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) announced that Canada has topped its international rankings of the Top 10 Countries for LEED. The list highlights countries outside of the U.S. that are making significant strides in sustainable building.
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.