Clinton to speak at Greenbuild 2017

Clinton to speak at Greenbuild 2017

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) and Informa Exhibitions have announced that former President Bill Clinton will delivery a special keynote address at the 2017 Greenbuild International Conference and Expo.  The keynote will take place Thursday, Nov.

Cincinnati LEED Home Reflects Power of Tax Incentives to Spur Green Building

Cincinnati LEED Home Reflects Power of Tax Incentives to Spur Green Building

Because of the tax abatements, nearly every new home in Cincinnati is LEED Certified.

USGBC Names LEED Homes Award Winners

USGBC Names LEED Homes Award Winners

The LEED Homes Award recipients include multi-family, single-family and affordable housing projects and companies that are trailblazers in the residential sector.

Washington, DC Named First LEED Platinum City in the World

Washington, DC Named First LEED Platinum City in the World

Washington, DC’s LEED Platinum certification recognizes the outcomes, rather than intent, of the city’s leadership in creating a sustainable and resilient built environment.

Real Estate Groups Expanding Green Features in MLS

Real Estate Groups Expanding Green Features in MLS

One of the keys to increasing consumer awareness of green or high performance homes is adding that information to Multiple Listing Service descriptions for homes in local markets.

Green Homes in Texas Add $25,000 Resale Value, Study Finds

Green Homes in Texas Add $25,000 Resale Value, Study Finds

In Texas, new homes built to LEED standards command an 8 percent premium.

Florida Development Earns LEED Platinum for 70 Homes

Florida Development Earns LEED Platinum for 70 Homes

Mirabella's LEED certified homes use nearly 40 percent less energy than what is used in a typical home.

Colorado Production Builder Builds Two LEED Silver Single Family Homes

Colorado Production Builder Builds Two LEED Silver Single Family Homes

There are very few single-family homes that currently obtain a LEED v4 certification.

Greenbuild 2017 registration open

Greenbuild 2017 registration open

Registration is open for the annual Greenbuild International Conference and Expo. Greenbuild is presented by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) and owned by Informa Exhibitions.

USGBC Launches Canadian LEED Building Venture

USGBC Launches Canadian LEED Building Venture

Beginning in early 2018, GBCI Canada will deliver all of the current and future GBCI offerings.

USGBC Statement on Withdrawal of the U.S. from the Paris Agreement

USGBC Statement on Withdrawal of the U.S. from the Paris Agreement

We are facing an important crossroads, and America must keep building.

Multifamily Reuse Project Aiming for LEED Gold

Multifamily Reuse Project Aiming for LEED Gold

While many of the best breakthrough designs start from the ground up, others adapt the old to make something completely new.

Study: Venues Across the Globe are Embracing LEED Green Building

Study: Venues Across the Globe are Embracing LEED Green Building

Venues that incorporate LEED into their buildings enjoy increased cost-savings, decreased annual operating costs and a higher return on investment overall.

Arizona Builder Launches 2 LEED Certified Developments

Arizona Builder Launches 2 LEED Certified Developments

Maracay officials say this makes the company the only large-scale homebuilder in metro Phoenix building homes to achieve LEED certification.

Massachusetts Leads Top 10 List of States for LEED Green Building

Massachusetts Leads Top 10 List of States for LEED Green Building

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) announced the Top 10 States for LEED, an annual ranking that highlights states throughout the United States that made significant strides in sustainable building design, construction and transformation over the past year.

USGBC Ranks Top 10 Countries for LEED Green Building

USGBC Ranks Top 10 Countries for LEED Green Building

These countries represent the ever-growing international demand for LEED-certified green buildings.

Washington, D.C. Could Enhance Livability with Smart Surface Technologies

Washington, D.C. Could Enhance Livability with Smart Surface Technologies

Smart surface strategies, such as cool roofs, green roofs, solar PV and porous pavements could enhance health and livability and cut summer peak temperature.

Bayti Townhomes Are First UAE Residential Project to Earn LEED for Homes Status

Bayti Townhomes Are First UAE Residential Project to Earn LEED for Homes Status

Bayti, which translates from Arabic as ‘my home,’ is inspired by Mediterranean architecture.

Manufacturer Ramps Up Production for Heat Mirror Windows

Manufacturer Ramps Up Production for Heat Mirror Windows

Heat Mirror technology suspends one or more lightweight films inside the airspace of an insulating glass unit to create multiple “super-insulating” chambers.

Austin community becomes largest LEED gold neighborhood

Austin community becomes largest LEED gold neighborhood

LEED certification for neighborhood development goes beyond individual green buildings and is changing the way sustainable communities are designed and built.

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