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New Green Building Code Includes Glass, Fenestration Implications

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ASHRAE, ANSI, the U.S. Green Building Council and the Illuminating Engineering Society recently released the 2014 version of the green building standard. The new version, Standard 189.1-2014, “Standard for the Design of High-Performance, Green Buildings Except Low-Rise Residential Buildings,” includes … Continue reading

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DFI Undergoes Exclusive LEED Points Evaluation

Diamon-Fusion International (DFI) announced it is the first hydrophobic protective coating company to have its products specifically reviewed for compliance in association with USGBC’s LEED rating system. The process is used to confirm how they can contribute in the categories of … 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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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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Industry Groups to Streamline Green Building Tool Coordination and Development

The International Code Council (ICC), ASHRAE, the American Institute of Architects (AIA), the Illuminating Engineering Society of North America (IES) and the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) signed a memorandum to collaborate on the development of Standard 189.1, the International … Continue reading

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USGBC Releases the Top 10 States in Nation for LEED Green Building

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) released its ranking of the Top 10 States for LEED®. The per-capita list is based on 2010 U.S. Census data and includes commercial and institutional green building projects that were certified throughout 2013. Among … Continue reading

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USGBC Publishes Report on Impact of LEED Green Building Rating System

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) has released the third and final installment of its LEED in Motion report series: “Impacts and Innovation.” The report details key impact areas and results of the thousands of projects that are utilizing the … Continue reading

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Greenbuild Opens Today

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Today marks the start of the U.S. Green Building Council’s (USGBC) Greenbuild show in Philadelphia. The show will run through Friday, with exhibit halls open through Thursday. Several exhibitors say they hope to provide green solutions to attendees at this … Continue reading

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