Innovative projects, developers, builders showcased in annual USGBC awards
A LEED-certified home typically leads to lower energy costs and higher structural performance. A hundred homeowners in one Florida community are relishing the benefits of living in some of the most efficient residences available. The homes don’t just simply meet green certification.
Structure meant to serve as example of sustainable building on small scale
Community becomes third to earn recognition, joining Washington, D.C., and Phoenix
With California leading the way, many cities, counties and states are adopting green building strategies as mandatory requirements in local codes.
Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) is a certification program that provides independent verification of a building’s green features. The program encourages the design, construction, operation and maintenance of resource-efficient, high-performing, healthy, cost-effective buildings.
A mixed-use residential and commercial real estate development in Victoria, British Columbia, recently earned a major environmental recognition.
Nestled in the foothills of South Mountain, the region has retained the flavor of its rural roots while providing residents easy access to all that Phoenix has to offer.
Water is a critical part of our lifestyle. What we don’t really understand is the combination of water and energy usage.
LEED for Cities enables local governments to measure and track citywide performance by focusing on outcomes, rather than intent.
After being moved three times, this historic home now serves as a community resource center for historic preservation.
The collaboration advances UL and USGBC's shared goal of connecting people to healthier, more sustainable products and environments.
Annual ranking puts state at No. 1 for second straight year
The goal of the collaboration is to measurably reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions through improved energy efficiency in buildings.
In 2017, Maracay introduced three neighborhoods containing homes with the opportunity for LEED certification.
With more than two years of measured occupancy to date, the home unquestionably provides exceptional energy performance, consuming 70 percent less energy than a code-built house.
A new process makes it faster for builders to certify multiple homes built to the same model.
It's easier than ever for a builder to have a home certified under both programs.
The LEED award recognizes developments "trailblazing" the pursuit of green housing.
A Markham, Canada, condominium is "LEEDing" the way in sustainability and energy conservation. River Park Condominium, developed by the Markham-based Times Group, has achieved a LEED platinum certification and become the first condominium (10-story-plus building) in Canada to receive the...