The U.S. Green Building Council says LEED v4 will bring “better, cleaner, healthier buildings where people live and work.”
The LEED folks and Underwriters Laboratories hook up to boost disclosure and awareness of the environmental impact of building material products and processes.
Launched in 2000, the U.S. Green Building Council says the number of commercial projects in the LEED program globally has gone from zero to nearly 60,000.
The “Building Health Initiative” in Northern California looks to emphasize improving human health – not just saving energy and water – through green building.
Basic LEED certification may not have the respect it once had. But when 37 office buildings and 6 million square feet of space earn LEED certs all at once, it deserves a nod of recognition.
Here’s a roundup of 10 innovative university and community college green building projects that made the grade with LEED certifications in the first few weeks of 2013.
The latest U.S. Green Building Council list of states with the most LEED certifications suggests that the closer you are to the nation’s capital, the more likely you’ll work in a green building.
In order to cut the carbon emissions associated with the USA’s exhibition at the 2012 World Expo in Korea, the USA Pavilion team joined forces with the USGBC.
The U.S. Green Building Council has granted LEED certification to two billion sq. ft. of commercial projects, with seven billion more coming down the line.
The U.S. Green Building Council is reporting that, 12 years after the LEED green building program launched, it has reached 12,000 commercial certifications.