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USGBC partnering w/ @AW_China & @UrbanLandInst in China this June to demonstrate the power of green bldg:

USGBC partnering w/ @AW_China & @UrbanLandInst in China this June to demonstrate the power of green bldg:

According to a report by the Urban Land Institute , the world’s urban population will almost double by 2050, from 3.3 billion to 6.4 billion, with Asia carrying the greatest proportion. In China, as urban growth continues to expand and air pollution worsens, LEED green buildings can help address the challenges posed by rapid urbanization. China remains the third largest market for LEED in the world. Currently, there are over 1,500 registered and certified LEED projects accounting for over 67 million gross square meters in China alone. The market demand in China for LEED cannot be ignored. We remain committed to meeting demand for LEED. USGBC will be hosting a series of events in China this June, demonstrating the positive impacts of green buildings and LEED. From June 4-6, USGBC will be a supporting organization of the Urban Land Institute's 2nd Annual Asia Pacific Confere...

Full article: http://www.usgbc.org/articles/heading-back-china

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