GF Piping Systems India Secures Three LEED Certifications

May 10, 2023

The GF Piping Systems plant in Ratnagiri, India is the first industrial manufacturing site in the country to receive two Platinum and one Gold certification from the U.S. Green Building […]


USGBC Opens Second Public Comment for the LEED v4 Energy Update

April 26, 2023

An update to LEED v4 was proposed on November 22, 2022 to reflect a focus on increased energy efficiency and greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) reductions. This update raises the threshold […]


USGBC and IWBI Release Streamlined Certification Pathway for LEED and WELL

April 11, 2023

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), Green Business Certification Inc. (GBCI), and the International WELL Building Institute pbc (IWBI) have released a streamlined process for projects pursuing certifications for the […]


Registration for the 2023 Greenbuild International Conference + Expo Is Now Open

March 14, 2023

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) has announced that registration for the 2023 Greenbuild International Conference and Expo is now open. This year, Greenbuild will take place in USGBC’s hometown […]


Top 10 Countries for LEED Demonstrate that Green Building Is a Global Movement

February 13, 2023

USGBC recently announced the Top 10 Countries and Regions for LEED in 2022. The top 10 list highlights countries and regions outside the United States that are making significant strides in […]


U.S. Green Building Council Announces 2022 Top 10 States for Green Building

January 19, 2023

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) has released its annual ranking of U.S. states leading the way on green building, with Massachusetts topping the list. The USGBC ranking is based […]


USGBC Announces Its 2023 Board of Directors and Officers

January 13, 2023

USGBC’s members recently ratified a slate to fill four seats on its 2023 Board of Directors. The following individuals were selected for their experience advancing sustainable building practices, occupant and […]


USGBC Invites Professionals to Contribute to Greenbuild 2023 in Washington, D.C.

January 9, 2023

In 2022, Greenbuild held an in-person event in San Francisco and a virtual event with sustainability professionals in attendance from all over the world. In 2023, Greenbuild is coming to Washington, […]


USGBC Seeks Input on LEED v4 Energy Requirement Changes

November 16, 2022

USGBC is updating the energy requirements of LEED v4, aligning them with the rigor of LEED v4.1 and focusing on the big picture of climate change and carbon emissions. These changes will […]


USGBC Announces Updates to LEED v4 to Better Address Carbon Emissions and Climate Change

November 4, 2022

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) has announced updates to the primary version of the LEED green building certification program, LEED v4, to more directly address carbon emissions and climate […]

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