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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Illinois tops the U.S. Green Building Council's (USGBC) annual Top 10 States for LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) list as measured by building square footage certified under the green building rating system.
TULSA The U.S. Green Building Council has approved a LEED Gold certification for the Tulsa City-County Library's downtown library.<br />Central Library is only the 35th building in Oklahoma to receive LEED Gold status and is the first downtown Tulsa location to receive the designation.<br />LEED, which stands for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, is an internationally recognized certification process for sustainable buildings, developed by the U.S.
Two Brothers Brewing Company's multi-level farm-to-table restaurant, The Craftsman, was recently awarded the Silver Level Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Certification (LEED), becoming the first restaurant in Naperville to receive this recognition by the U.S. Green Building Council.
UL (Underwriters Laboratories), a global safety science leader, today announced a collaboration with the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) to develop digital tools that help architects, designers and buyers identify products in ULs SPOT database that contribute to LEED v4 requirements (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design).
The U.S. Green Building Council developed the LEED systemin 1998 to provide a framework for the owners of environmentally friendly buildings and for their design, construction and maintenance.
announced that 180 Maiden Lane received a LEED Certification by the U.S. Green Building Council.
In its June 19 report "LEED in Motion: Residential," the U.S. Green Building Council reported that there are nearly 137.000 LEED-certified single-family and multifamily residential units in the U.S.
Oxnard, CA, October 20, 2013 --(PR.com)-- The Collection at RiverPark announced today that it has been awarded LEED[R] certification established by the U.S. Green Building Council and verified by the Green Building Certification Institute (GBCI).
(NASDAQ: INAP) said its Dallas data centre has been awarded LEED Gold certification by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC).
On June 4, the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) announced that it was delaying the ballot on LEED 2012 until June 1, 2013, and renaming it LEED v4.
The survey, conducted by GfK Custom Research North America and sponsored by United Technologies and the U.S. Green Building Council's Center for Green Schools, also found that one in three of those surveyed said the majority of schools in this country are in "poor" shape.
The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) has awarded Benchmade Knife Co.

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