22 Aug '17, 8pm

The best buildings=(location+site+materials+energy+resources+water+indoor env+health+innovation) x LEED

LEED, or Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, is changing the way we think about how buildings and communities are planned, constructed, maintained and operated. Leaders around the world have made LEED the most widely used third-party verification for green buildings, with around 2.2 million square feet being certified daily. LEED works for all buildings—from homes to corporate headquarters—at all phases of development. Projects pursuing LEED certification earn points across several areas that address sustainability issues. Based on the number of points achieved, a project then receives one of four LEED rating levels: Certified, Silver, Gold and Platinum. LEED-certified buildings are resource efficient. They use less water and energy and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. As an added bonus, they save money. Learn more about why LEED continues to be the leading benc...

Full article: https://www.usgbc.org/leed

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Take advantage of the synergies between #SITES & #LEED; read how your project can benefit from both certifications.

Take advantage of the synergies between #SITES ...

usgbc.org 21 Aug '17, 1pm

The SITES and LEED rating systems are complementary, and can be used independently or in tandem. If you would like your pr...

LEED enhances human health

usgbc.org 18 Aug '17, 3am

All over the world, promoting wellness is a priority for employers, builders and city planners alike. Building green using...

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gbci.org 21 Aug '17, 6pm

As the architectural and construction industries increasingly emphasize sustainability, more comprehensive methods are bei...

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All over the world, promoting wellness is a priority for employers, builders and city planners alike. Building green using...

Make a difference! Life as a #LEED volunteer for the Location & Planning Technical Advisory Group.

Make a difference! Life as a #LEED volunteer fo...

usgbc.org 18 Aug '17, 5pm

The application period for new LEED committee members is open through August 31, 2017. In honor of that, USGBC is bringing...

Webinar: Intent and requirements of new LEED Pt...

usgbc.org 17 Aug '17, 2pm

About The U.S. Green Building Council and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Institute for Occupati...

Examining the cost of LEED v4 (USGBC Northern California)

Examining the cost of LEED v4 (USGBC Northern C...

usgbc.org 16 Aug '17, 10am

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usgbc.org 10 Aug '17, 7pm

Looking for a career boost? Consider taking the LEED Green Associate exam. The LEED Green Associate is a foundational cred...

Thoughtful discussion about #LEED certification on @LEEDuser

Thoughtful discussion about #LEED certification...

leeduser.com 11 Aug '17, 12pm

“Anyone else finding a trend of clients wanting LEED-certifiable projects but not wanting to commit to certification? I ha...

Good info from the U.S. Green Building Council DC

usgbc.org 26 Aug '17, 12am

If you're seeking an expedited review, please see the table below and note the surcharge for the LEED Registration and Cer...

A @USGBC study shows that #LEED projects can continue to be cost neutral.

A @USGBC study shows that #LEED projects can co...

usgbc.org 12 Aug '17, 2pm

We also recently completed a study for the City and County of San Francisco to inform their decision on whether to move th...

Examining the cost of #LEED v4 - #USGBC Norther...

usgbc.org 11 Aug '17, 11pm

We also recently completed a study for the City and County of San Francisco to inform their decision on whether to move th...

At #Greenbuild17, you can get all the info you ...

usgbc.org 16 Aug '17, 6am

At USGBC, we always say that every story about LEED is a story about people. When USGBC set out to create the LEED standar...

Examining the cost of #LEEDv4 case studies demo...

usgbc.org 11 Aug '17, 12am

In this series, speakers from USGBC Northern California ’s GreenerBuilder conference , held July 13, 2017 at the Zero Net ...

LEED-seeking illumina i3 campus lets workers wo...

inhabitat.com 17 Aug '17, 9am

The i3 campus is on track to earn LEED Platinum certification for the core and shell, while LEED Gold is expected for the ...