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Jan 26, 2016, 09:05 ET

U.S. Green Building Council Releases its Annual Top 10 States for LEED Green Building

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

Dec 03, 2015, 09:00 ET

U.S. Green Building Council Commits to Scaling LEED Green Buildings to More Than 5 Billion Square Feet Over Next Five Years

 The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) announced today that it will commit to scaling green buildings to more than 5 billion square feet (478...

Oct 14, 2015, 05:02 ET

L'Italia vicina ai 300 progetti certificati LEED

Nuovo rapporto: LEED in Motion: Italia dal US Green Building Council dimostra la portata globale e lo slancio europeo del sistema di rating di...

Sep 16, 2015, 05:15 ET
Green Construction Supports More than 2 Million U.S. Jobs, USGBC Study Finds

New Study Finds Green Construction is Major U.S. Economic Driver

 The green building sector is outpacing overall construction growth in the U.S. and will account for more than 2.3 million American jobs this...

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...