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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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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 30, 2014: Three Billion Square Feet of Building Space Now LEED-Certified

Major Milestone for the Global Green Building Industry

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) has announced that 3 billion square feet of green construction space has earned Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED®) certification around the globe.


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

Gerrit Reinders Accepts Appointment to Fill Technology Seat
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
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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Chris Mathis, president of Mathis Consulting Co. and vice chair of ASHRAE’s residential ad hoc committee, talks about ASHRAE’s exploration into the residential market. Posted on Oct. 17.

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