U.S. Green Building Council's (USGBC) Greenbuild International Conference & Expo, the world's largest conference dedicated to green building kicked off today at San Francisco's LEED Gold Moscone Center with 7,000 attendees.
The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) announced today, on the main stage at its annual Greenbuild International Conference and Expo, a $3 million grant from Google that will catalyze the transformation of the building materials industry and accelerate the creation of healthier indoor environments.
The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) has announced the recipients of its 2012 Leadership Awards, recognizing outstanding individuals who embody the vision, leadership and commitment to the evolution of green buildings and communities as a vehicle to enhance our quality of life.
The U.S. Green Building Council opened a comment period for proposed LEED green building comments. The fifth comment period, closing Dec. 10, provides a copy of the latest standards with notes where any substantive changes have been made.
The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) today announced the opening of the fifth public comment period for the proposed update to its LEED green building program. The comment period, which will close on Dec. 10, enables the building community to view the most recent draft of the rating systems and provide comments where any substantive changes have been made.
The Business and Institutional Furniture Manufacturers Association joined the U.S. Green Building Council as a signatory on a letter to the U.S. General Services Administration encouraging inclusion of the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Rating Systems as an option for public building design and assessment.
The U.S. Green Building Council applauded the creation of the American High-Performance Buildings Coalition by the American Chemistry Council and others, noting that, after 20 years, it was significant that the representative groups were finally engaging in conversation about the critical importance of green, high performance buildings for America.