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Aug 11, 2015, 10:45 ET

Novo relatório LEED mostra um crescimento súbito da construção sustentável na economia brasileira

O U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) divulgou hoje o seu relatório LEED in Motion: Brazil, mostrando ganhos significativos no mercado de...

Jul 23, 2015, 06:22 ET

Sverige finns på tionde plats bland de tio främsta länderna när det gäller miljöcertifieringssystemet LEED

-- För omvärlden fortsätter Sverige visa exempel på sin nationella strävan efter hållbar utveckling...

Jul 22, 2015, 15:20 ET

Brasil em quarto lugar entre 10 principais países em construções sustentáveis LEED

 Hoje, a U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) anunciou que o Brasil está em quarto lugar na lista dos 10 principais países...

Jul 22, 2015, 09:58 ET

Deutschland an sechster Stelle bei den Top 10-Ländern für LEED-zertifiziertes ökologisches Bauen

-- Deutschland setzt führende Position im ökologischen Bausektor auf seine ehrgeizige Agenda zu Klimawandel und Nachhaltigkeit...

Jun 29, 2015, 14:03 ET

Rick Fedrizzi to Step Down as USGBC's CEO end of 2016

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) announced today that Rick Fedrizzi, the visionary founder of USGBC and CEO since 2003, will not seek...

Feb 25, 2015, 08:00 ET

New Poll Shows Strong Bipartisan Support for LEED Green Building Program

 The U.S. Green Building Council's (USGBC) LEED green building rating system has strong bipartisan support across the U.S., according to a new...

Feb 19, 2015, 07:00 ET

Estudo do USGBC estima que mais de 1,2 milhões de pessoas possuem a experiência de visitar um espaço de varejo Certificado LEED Retail todos os dias.

 O U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) anunciou hoje um novo relatório afirmando que o Brasil é o sexto pais do mundo com mais...

Feb 04, 2015, 07:00 ET

USGBC Releases the Top 10 States for LEED Green Building Per Capita in Nation

Today, the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) released its annual list of the Top 10 States for LEED, the world's most widely used and...

Dec 17, 2014, 10:21 ET

U.S. Green Building Council Announces 2014 "Best of Green Schools" Honorees

The Center for Green Schools at the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) announced today the 2014 "Best of Green Schools" recipients, recognizing 10...

Aug 05, 2014, 10:57 ET

Novo relatório do USGBC mostra crescente demanda por projetos LEED green building no Brasil

O U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) divulgou hoje o seu relatório LEED in Motion: Brazil, detalhando a atividade de green building...

Jun 19, 2014, 08:00 ET

New USGBC Report Shows Growth in Demand for Green Homes: 150,000 Now LEED Certified

 The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) now estimates that there are as many as 150,000 LEED-certified green housing units worldwide, a number...

Jun 17, 2014, 09:30 ET

U.S. Green Building Council anuncia certificação LEED para seis estádios da Copa do Mundo

Hoje, em conjunto com a Copa do Mundo da FIFA de 2014 no Brasil, o U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) anunciou que seis estádios da Copa do...

Jun 17, 2014, 09:30 ET

U.S. Green Building Council Announces LEED Certification for Six World Cup Stadiums

 Today, in conjunction with the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil, the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) announced that six World Cup stadiums...

May 01, 2014, 11:13 ET

U.S. Green Building Council Releases Ranking of Top 10 Countries for LEED Outside the U.S.

 Today, the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) released its ranking of the top 10 countries for LEED® outside of the United States,...

Apr 08, 2014, 12:30 ET

Three Billion Square Feet of Green Building Space LEED®-Certified

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) announced today that 3 billion square feet of green construction space has earned LEED® certification...

Feb 18, 2014, 06:00 ET

USGBC Releases the Top 10 States in Nation for LEED Green Building

Today, the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) released its ranking of the Top 10 States for LEED®, the world's most widely used and...

Nov 20, 2013, 08:00 ET

LEED v4, the Newest Version of LEED® Green Building Program Launches at USGBC's Annual Greenbuild Conference

122 projects across the globe projects already using new LEED system  The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) announces that LEED v4, the...

Nov 18, 2013, 12:13 ET

U.S. Green Building Council and UL Environment Announce Exclusive Strategic Partnership on Building Materials & Products Transparency

Partnership will increase disclosure and awareness of building material products and processes to better inform building professionals and...

Nov 07, 2013, 15:55 ET

Nearly 60,000 Global LEED Green Building Projects Span 10.6 Billion Square Feet: New Report from USGBC with Introduction from Boston Mayor Menino

Canada, India, China, UAE and Brazil lead with highest number of LEED projects outside the U.S. Today, the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC)...

Sep 30, 2013, 14:49 ET

USGBC's Second Annual Green Apple Day of Service Brings Together Thousands of Volunteers to Improve Local Schools

More than 2,000 projects took place in every U.S. state and throughout the world on Sept. 28 On Saturday, Sept. 28, the Center for Green...