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June 19, 2014: USGBC Announces LEED Certification for World Cup Soccer Stadiums

Maracanã, South America’s Largest Stadium, Will Host Final World Cup Game
June 19, 2014

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) has announced that several World Cup soccer stadiums have achieved Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification, including South America’s largest stadium, Maracanã in Rio de Janeiro.


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July 17, 2013: LEED v4 Passes Ballot and Will Launch This Fall

Newest Version of Green Building Rating System to Launch at Greenbuild
July 17, 2013
The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) announced that its membership has voted to adopt LEED v4, the next update to its green building rating system. The final overall vote was 86 percent in favor of adopting LEED v4.


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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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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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Virtual Green Expo Registration Opens

June 11, 2012
The Virtual Green Expo, an online event sponsored by The NEWS and other BNP Media magazines, is scheduled to return Aug. 2, 2012.


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May 28, 2012: Bipartisan Letter From Congress Asks GSA to Reconsider Using LEED Rating System

May 28, 2012
Rep. Mike Pompeo (R-Kan.) has been joined by 55 other members of Congress from both parties in sending a letter to General Services Administration (GSA) Acting Administrator Daniel Tangherlini, requesting the agency reconsider use of the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) 2012 rating system for federal buildings.


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