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USGBC CEO Announces Resignation






After 22 years of service, Rick Fedrizzi, founding chair and CEO of the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) is stepping down. “We set out to simply build better buildings, but we quickly learned that in doing so, we were changing the … Continue reading




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Survey Shows Top Companies Prioritize LEED in Sustainability Efforts






The world’s top-performing companies are prioritizing sustainability as part of their corporate social responsibility efforts, and a majority of them are using LEED to achieve their goals, according to a new survey released by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). The … Continue reading




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NFRC Elects Four First-Timers to Board






Four of the five newly-elected members to the National Fenestration Rating Council’s (NFRC) board of directors are first-timers, the NFRC announced. While Kerry Haglund of Efficient Windows Collaborative is a returning board member, Catherine Best of Benson Industries, Kevin Vilhauer … Continue reading




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USGBC Extends LEED 2009 Through October 2016






The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) announced it will allow LEED users to register projects under the LEED 2009 rating system until October. 31, 2016. The original date for LEED 2009 registration to close was June 15, 2015. According to … Continue reading




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View’s Tinianov Could Provide Industry Representation on USGBC Board Pending Vote






The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) will wrap up voting for the 2015 USGBC Board of Directors Friday, and one member of the glass industry hopes to make the cut. Brandon Tinianov, senior director of business development at dynamic glass … Continue reading




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PPG Joins Green Building Councils in Five Latin American Countries






PPG Industries’ flat glass business announced that it has joined green building councils in Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Mexico and Peru. All five councils are members of the World Green Building Council (WorldGBC). “We are grateful for PPG’s support of our … Continue reading




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USGBC Announce Opening Plenary Speakers for Greenbuild 2014






The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) has announced the speakers for the Opening Plenary of the 2014 Greenbuild Conference and Expo. The Opening Plenary, which takes place at 6 p.m. Wednesday, October 22 at the New Orleans Superdome, will feature … Continue reading




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View Earns USGBC Best of Buildings Award






The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) named View Dynamic Glass the recipient of its “Best Product for Exteriors” honors in the 2014 Best of Buildings Awards. According to the USGBC, the Best of Building Awards celebrate the year’s “best products, projects, … Continue reading




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Study Shows Green Building in Canada Gaining on U.S.






The U.S. Green Building Council reported in May that the United States holds the biggest share of green building practices in the world per square meters of LEED space. However, the current runner-up—Canada—is apparently picking up steam. The Canada Green … Continue reading




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






The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) announced yesterday that 3 billion square feet of green construction space has earned LEED® certification around the globe. “This milestone is the result of leaders across our industry making the business and environmental case … Continue reading




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