The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) has announced the recipients of its 2012 Leadership Awards, recognizing outstanding individuals who embody the vision, leadership and commitment to the evolution of green buildings and communities as a vehicle to enhance our quality of life.
It's coming — that time of year when the leaves start to fall and the breeze feels just a little cooler. For most of us, autumn means breaking out that new sweater you've been dying to wear or gearing up for that Pumpkin Spice Latte you've been dreaming of since July.
Self-shading smart windows, radiant-heated sheetrock and a new eco-friendly resin for making greener building materials are just some of the innovative finalists in an upcoming competition for entrepreneurial green-building and clean-tech startups.
Three-time Grammy Award-winning band, Train, will perform before thousands of green building professionals and community members at the upcoming Greenbuild International Conference and Expo, hosted by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC).
The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) will co-host the National Affordable Green Homes & Sustainable Communities Summit with the Institute for Professional and Executive Development (IPED).
Registration is now open for the U.S. Green Building Council's (USGBC) annual Greenbuild International Conference and Expo.
More than 20,000 homes across the U.S. have earned certification through the USGBC's LEED for Homes program as green home building continues to grow nationwide.
As of January 2012, Washington D.C.'s Green Building Act (GBA) now requires that all public buildings in the district meet the U.S. Green Building Council's LEED certification standards for environmental performance.
The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) and USGBC's Northern California Chapter (USGBC-NCC) launched the California Best Buildings Challenge during the 2012 Clinton Global Initiative America (CGI America) last week. Inspired by the White House's Better Buildings Challenge and President Clinton's...
The past few months been busy with trade shows that relate to green building and sustainable products. It's been so informative and fun to meet so many of the readers of ProudGreenHome and discover tons of interesting new products.
As part of Earth Month, the Westside Branch of the U.S. Green Building Council-Los Angeles Chapter (USGBC-LA) is presenting a guided tour of two Green Street sites as part of the City of Santa Monica Green Street Program.
Major milestone achieved for the global green building market as USGBC reaches 12,000th green building project.
The USGBC and the University of Michigan released a report on how green buildings advance resiliency in disasters. Adapative strategies add an important new dimension to green building's long-standing focus on reducing greenhouse gases through energy efficiency and renewable and low-carbon energy supplies.
The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) today released its 2011 list of top 10 states for LEED-certified commercial and institutional green buildings per capita, based on the U.S.
San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) introduced its new Energy Innovation Center today. This facility allows residential and business customers to learn about energy efficiency, alternative fuel transportation, Smart Grid and clean generation. The center has seminar on energy efficiency,...
A new orphanage in Haiti is being built to LEED Platinum standards.
LEED-certified existing buildings are outpacing their newly built counterparts, according to the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC).
Rick Fedrizzi, president, CEO and founding chair of the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) was recognized yesterday by the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) for his commitment to environmental leadership and stewardship.
Rick Fedrizzi, president, CEO and founding chair of the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) has been elected chair of the World Green Building Council (WorldGBC).
The USGBC has announced the award recipients for the 2011 LEED for Homes competition.