Green Building Leaders Advance 2020 Vision – Huffington Post

USGBC and GBCI are the innovators of LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design), the most widely used and trusted green building program in the world. As the global leaders of the green building movement, we are looking to the future, which we see clearly through what we call our 2020 vision. With this vision, […]

Green Building Leaders Advance 2020 Vision – Huffington Post

USGBC and GBCI are the innovators of LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design), the most widely used and trusted green building program in the world. As the global leaders of the green building movement, we are looking to the future, which we see clearly through what we call our 2020 vision. With this vision, […]

Uber nabs NASA flying car guru; from St. Regis to green building – GreenBiz

It hasn’t exactly been smooth sailing to kick of 2017 in the world of sustainability. Still, there’s been plenty of movement in the green business career world, from tech titans like Uber and Amazon to a sunny Southern California city. Have a tip for our next installment of the Names in the News monthly roundup […]

VGBN seeking entrants for green building award – Rutland Herald

BURLINGTON — Vermont Green Building Network’s fifth annual Vermont’s Greenest Building Awards Competition is now open for submissions. This statewide competition recognizes residential and commercial buildings that meet the highest standard of demonstrated building energy performance. The awards were designed to recognize buildings that have achieved high levels of energy performance and have demonstrated substantial […]

Green Building and Sustainability – EP Magazine

Green Building and Sustainability Increased awareness of not only the value, but the necessity of adopting green building initiatives in new builds and retro fits is critical. By Jack Laken Jan 23, 2017 Our climate is changing. A shift in the number of wildfires, tsunamis, earthquakes, droughts, and heavy rainfalls has been attributed to climate […]

Can you build an “energy positive” office building north of sixty? – Treehugger

Powerhouse Telemark would get a lot of attention, no matter what zero-energy standard it was built to; The building is designed by Snøhetta, and it is way up there in Porsgrunn, Norway, at 62°19’12″N a latitude where you really have to squeeze those sunbeams to get any juice out of them. There are a lot […]

You Can Embrace Green Building Without Breaking the Bank – Entrepreneur

Sustainable buildings appeal to commercial tenants for reasons beyond a basic desire to help the environment. As they search for the next ideal office space to lease, entrepreneurs know to watch for verification through Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, or LEED.  Employees who work in buildings with LEED status are healthier, more productive and more likely […]

Lessons In Green Building From Africa's First LEED-Certified Hospital – Co.Design (blog)

When Ghana commissioned a new hospital for its capital city Accra, the West African nation hoped to earn LEED certification, a prestigious rating of environmentally minded buildings. But “they believed there was very little hope for us to achieve it,” says Pat Bosch, design director of Perkins + Will’s Miami office and the project’s lead […]

Report: Green building advocates worried about movement's future … – Construction Dive

Dive Brief: Some architects have expressed concern about how President-elect Donald Trump will affect the future of the green building movement, according to the Architectural Record. Trump’s picks for the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection Agency — Rick Perry and Scott Pruitt, respectively — are of particular concern, as both individuals have expressed doubt […]