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U.S. Green Building Council releases the top 10 states for LEED

As cities and states continue to work toward climate action goals, the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) has announced its list of Top 10 States for LEED green building. For the first time since 2011, Colorado took the top spot o.....»»

Category: realestateSource: bdcnetworkJan 24th, 2020

Hawaii moves up in Top 10 list of greenest buildings in U.S.

Hawaii was recently once again ranked among the top 10 states for LEED design in 2019 by the U.S. Green Building Council, which tallied more than 500 million gross square feet and 2,209 projects across the nation certified under its Leadership in .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 28th, 2020

U.S. Green Building Council announces annual Top 10 States for LEED Green Building in 2018

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) released its annual list of To.....»»

Category: realestateSource: bdcnetworkFeb 4th, 2019

USGBC Report: Annual LEED-Certified Ranking Released, Colorado Tops List

Green living continues to be high on the priority list for many homeowners across the U.S. Every year, the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) .....»»

Category: realestateSource: rismediaFeb 1st, 2020

Colorado ranks first in LEED Top 10 states

Colorado ranks first on the latest list of top 10 states for LEED. The U.S. Green Building Council’s annual list r.....»»

Category: realestateSource: bdcnetworkJan 31st, 2020

USGBC unveils vision for LEED Positive

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) announced its LEED Positive vision statement and LEED development roadmap that will “lay the foundation for a future of LEED that is regenerative.” LEED P.....»»

Category: realestateSource: bdcnetworkDec 6th, 2019

LEED residential market up 19% since 2017

The U.S. Green Building Council says that the LEED residential market has grown 19% since 2017. Nearly 500,000 single family, multifamily, and affordable housing u.....»»

Category: realestateSource: bdcnetworkAug 29th, 2019

LEED-certified homes are at an all-time high

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), has released a new report, “LEED in Motion: Residential,” showing the growing green trends in the homes market. The report reveals that gre.....»»

Category: realestateSource: realestateweeklyAug 16th, 2019

USGBC calls for proposals for feedback, concepts for next LEED version

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) recently called for proposals to solicit feedback and concepts for the next version of LEED. The request follows a successful public input process for the develo.....»»

Category: realestateSource: bdcnetworkJul 15th, 2019

USGBC receives funding for LEED for Cities and Communities Program

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) received a new $500,000 grant from Bank of America to support the LEED for Cities and Communities Program. The money will be used to support.....»»

Category: realestateSource: bdcnetworkMay 24th, 2019

New timber traceability LEED credit released

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) released a new LEED pilot credit designed to increase transparency in timber supply chains and reduce the risk of illegally harvested wood entering the supply chain......»»

Category: realestateSource: bdcnetworkMar 29th, 2019

Chicago becomes seventh city in the world to achieve LEED for Cities Platinum certification

Last September, Washington, D.C. became the first LEED Platinum city in the world. Now, almost exactly one year later, the U.S. Green Building Council has just named the world’s seventh LEED Platinum city: Chicago......»»

Category: realestateSource: bdcnetworkSep 11th, 2018

USGBC launches LEED Zero, to address net zero carbon operations and resources in LEED green building projects

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) recently launched LEED Zero, a new program that will address net zero operations and resources in buildings......»»

Category: realestateSource: bdcnetworkNov 15th, 2018

All LEED-certified buildings eligible for LEED recertification

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) will begin offering LEED recertification for all LEED-certified projects. Pro.....»»

Category: realestateSource: bdcnetworkNov 26th, 2018

LEED v4.1 beta registration begins in January

New LEED v4.1 beta versions will be open for registration in January 2018. The U.S. Green Building Council will make versions available for O+M, BD+C, and ID+C first. Cities and Communities, and Residential will be available during the spring......»»

Category: realestateSource: bdcnetworkJan 4th, 2019

U.S. Green Building Council announces top 10 countries and regions for LEED green building

Today, the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), the creators of the LEED.....»»

Category: realestateSource: bdcnetworkFeb 14th, 2019

USGBC launches new tool to prioritize sustainability strategies

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) recently launched Insight, a new data-driven tool that highlights building project design features that can lead to better performance. Insight, available as a feature of the Arc p.....»»

Category: realestateSource: bdcnetworkDec 13th, 2019

Canada’s Zero Carbon Building Standard reports first 10 certifications

The Canada Green Building Council recently certified the first 10 projects under its Zero Carbon Building (ZCB) Standard. The projects include new and existing offices, schools, and warehouses, with each dem.....»»

Category: realestateSource: bdcnetworkDec 9th, 2019

Building support for climate action depends on linking it to health, economic benefits

Generating public support for climate action may require more extensive education about the health and economic benefits, according to a report from the U.S. Green Building Council......»»

Category: realestateSource: bdcnetworkSep 26th, 2019

Zero energy buildings can be constructed with no added upfront cost

Many types of zero energy (ZE) buildings can be constructed with no added upfront cost, and some commercial buildings can see return on investment in as little as one year, according to a report by U.S. Green Building Council Massachusetts Chapter......»»

Category: realestateSource: bdcnetworkSep 17th, 2019

The U.S. Is Going Green: The Top 10 States With LEED-Certified Residential Homes

Living an eco-friendly life is a priority f.....»»

Category: realestateSource: rismediaAug 25th, 2019