U.S. Green Building Council


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U.S. Green Building Council

(USGBC)
National, nonprofit organization founded in 1993 whose mission is to accelerate the adoption of green building practices, technologies, policies, and standards. USGBC established the LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Certification guidelines. USGBC is composed of more than 12,000 organizations from across the building industry that are working to advance structures that are environmentally sustainable, profitable, and healthy places to live and work. Members includes building owners, real estate developers, facility managers, architects, designers, engineers, general contractors, subcontractors, product and building system manufacturers, government agencies, and nonprofit organizations. Leaders from every sector of the building industry work to promote buildings that are environmentally responsible, profitable, and healthy places to live and work.
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3 million American jobs this year, according to a new U.
MIAMI -- Foram Group announced today that its 600 Brickell at Brickell World Plaza office tower has received LEED[R] Platinum certification by the U.
As the LEED green building program adapts itself to different regions around the world, we will simultaneously identify similar eco-systems that would benefit so that we are using existing tools and strategies, making them replicable worldwide," said Scot Horst, Senior Vice President of LEED, U.
Al Gore's impressive career and bipartisan outreach have helped elevate global climate change to the main street public consciousness," said Rick Fedrizzi, President, CEO & Founding Chair, U.
The Western North Carolina Green Building Council (WNCGBC) has been selected by the U.
Our focus since inception on using advanced technology to develop unique environmentally safe products that conserve energy for homeowners and industries, improve the health of workplaces and homes, and increase the lifespan of plants and equipment and critical municipal infrastructure is aligned perfectly with the objectives of the U.
WASHINGTON -- The Home Depot Foundation awarded a $375,000 grant to the U.
The West Quad also boasts a LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certification, which means that it has met the criteria for building a high-performance sustainable building according to the U.
Currently 28 colleges and universities are members of the U.
The New York Power Authority (NYPA) announced that its 17-story administrative office building in Yonkers has received LEED[R] Gold-EB (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design-Existing Building) ranking from the U.
Hobart today announced it is the first commercial food equipment manufacturer to become a member of the U.

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