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New LEED pilot aims to eliminate illegal wood

The USGBC is introducing a new LEED pilot Alternative Compliance Path credit designed to help promote the use of legally verified wood

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USGBC names 2015 Leadership Award winners

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) honoured its 2015 Leadership Award winners at he annual USGBC Leadership Luncheon.
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Building Strategies & Sustainability

LEED v4 users lag ahead of new deadline

LEED registrants appear to be taking full advantage of the deadline extension before the more rigorous version 4 of the certification program becomes mandatory.

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U.S. mayors act globally on climate change

The endeavour complements the Resilient Communities for America campaign, which has gained endorsement from local elected officials who have pledged to build cities and towns that can bounce back from extreme weather and economic challenges.

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Canada earns top spot for LEED green buildings

Canada has placed first on the U.S. Green Building Council’s (USGBC) Top 10 Countries for LEED list for the second year in a row.

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Green research to focus on healthy buildings

The research partners will collaborate with a network of public health and sustainability proponents, including the Global Real Estate Sustainability Benchmark (GRESB).

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USGBC elects new board members for 2015

The United States Green Building Council (USGBC) elected new board members effective January 1, 2015. “Delivering on the promise of developing buildings that sustain and

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U.S. groups announce green building standards

After months of collaboration, leading U.S. building groups have introduced new green building standards to further reduce environmental impact of buildings. The updates apply to