u.s. green building council

USGBC lauds President Obama's green plan

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) applauded President Obama’s plan to “win the future” by making America’s commercial buildings more energy- and resource-efficient over the next decade.
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Does the USGBC Lawsuit Have Substance?

A $100 million class action suit has been filed in U.S. District Court against the U.S. Green Building Council, LEED and its founders on charges that USGBC is “fraudulently misleading the consumer” and misrepresenting the energy performance of buildings certified under the LEED rating system.

Haworth earns LEED Gold

Office furniture giant Haworth’s global headquarters and the San Francisco and New York City showrooms recently achieved LEED Gold certification from the USGBC. The Holland, MI-based headquarters also earned the U.S. EPA’s ENERGY STAR rating.
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