02 Oct '12, 12am

Introducing the U.S. Green Building Council’s New Member Dues Structure: Twenty years ago, USGBC was only an idea.

Twenty years ago, USGBC was only an idea. Twenty years later it anchors a movement. And the movement’s heartbeat is felt in the work done day in and day out by our 13,000 organizational members and their nearly 10 million employees across the globe. Just think about what we’ve done together in that brief time: We created a market that did not exist, but that now accounts for millions of jobs and thousands of new products, and we now have our sights set on one trillion square feet of LEED commercial and residential space. Every square foot saves energy, saves water, saves resources and saves money while providing healthier and more comfortable places for our families and colleagues, customers and friends. We created a global brand in LEED that provides a framework for designing, constructing, operating and maintaining these buildings and a common vocabulary for 160,000 proj...

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