More stories about USGBC

  • Green Lessons from the New American Home

    Walk through the 2014 New American Home with its energy rater, Drew Smith, to learn how you can adapt some of the home's green features for your projects. A quick registration takes you to the free webinar.

  • "Raise the Base, Stretch the Top"

    Hanley Wood Sustainability Council Members Mary Ann Lazarus and Doug Bennett chat about the need to break down silos and change the way we think about our professional roles in order to create win-win teams and projects.

  • Green Parking Garage Certification Launched

    The Green Parking Council, an affiliate of the International Parking Institute, launches the latest sustainability certification, with a focus on parking structure design, management, and technology.

  • Top 10 States LEEDing the Way

    ECOBUILDING PULSE ranks the top 10 states for overall LEED projects and takes a deeper look at which sectors are most interested in green certification from the USGBC.

  • Anti-Greenwashing Group Launches With Letter to GBI

    The nonprofit Greenwash Action launches with an open letter to the board of directors of the Green Building Initiative requesting that the organization strengthen its Green Globes system and cease negative attacks on LEED.

  • Building Organizations Commit to Promoting Resilient Design

    Twenty organizations from the building, construction, and design industry sign on to promote resilience across their memberships.

  • South Carolina Avoids LEED Ban Through Compromise

    While a new law does not ban the green building rating system, the Palmetto State pushes back on LEED’s material disclosure credits.

  • 5 Reasons to Champion Green Building on Earth Day

    We’re marking the year’s biggest celebration of the environment with a look at why a commitment to green building matters.

  • What's Driving Green Product Manufacturers: The Sherwin-Williams Company

    In the third part of a series looking at what drives green product manufacturers, we chat with Steve Revnew, vice president of product development for The Sherwin-Williams Company, about the company's approach to sustainability.

  • Snapshot: Five LEED Firsts

    In the last several months, the world has welcomed several LEED certified projects representing firsts for the program. Here’s a closer look at five of the most recent.