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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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USGBC-NCC Launches Building Health Initiative

The U.S. Green Building Council-Northern California Chapter (USGBC-NCC) has a Building Health Initiative, designed to “facilitate sharing of best practices and collaboration among a unique coalition of commercial building owners and tenants; architects, engineers and builders; building product manufacturers; legal professionals; labor … Continue reading

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PPG Names Patterson International Sales Manager for Latin America

PPG Industries has named Deron Patterson international sales manager, flat glass international. A 14-year sales veteran in the U.S. glass industry, Patterson has been handling architectural accounts in Texas, Louisiana and Mexico for the past seven years while also conducting … Continue reading

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Experts Raise Awareness for LEED v4

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The latest Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) rating system isn’t all that different from the previous one, but Jeremy Kuhre says there are a few differences of which people should be aware. Kuhre, a LEED AP specialist with … Continue reading

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USGBC to Offer Free LEED Certification to Groundbreaking Projects in New Markets

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), creators of the LEED green building program, has announced a new campaign by which it will offer free LEED certification to the first projects to certify in the 112 countries where LEED has yet … Continue reading

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GSA’s Green Building Advisory Committee Recommends LEED for All GSA Buildings

The Green Building Advisory Committee established by the General Services Administration (GSA) has officially recommended to GSA that the LEED green building certification system be used for all GSA buildings as the best measure of building efficiency, according to a … Continue reading

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