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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 1.85 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 ben...

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LEED Lab continues to grow on a global scale

LEED Lab continues to grow on a global scale

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Where are institutions pursuing LEED Lab? We are excited to announce that with the start of a new semester, we have added ...

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Interested in becoming a LEED Fellow or know someone else who would be a great candidate? USGBC's call for nominations of ...

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usgbc.org 08 Feb '17, 3pm

USGBC's LEED v4 Reference Guides show you how to navigate a LEED project from registration through certification. As the f...

Who's going? Future Green Leaders - Launch Part...

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Are you tomorrow's greenest leader? Come and celebrate shaping the future of sustainability In 2017 our Future Green Leade...

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usgbc.org 10 Feb '17, 7pm

USGBC Arizona will host the second webinar of the Best in the West Region Webinar Series in 2017. The webinar will present...

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dvgbc.org 07 Feb '17, 3pm

Delaware Valley Green Building Council is excited to announce the seventh annual Sustainability Symposium, happening May 5...

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What is LEED v4?

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LEED has become the international standard for the design, construction and operation of high-performance structures. Curi...

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With less than one week till our GreenBiz 17 event in Phoenix Arizona, Executive Editor Joel Makower and Senior Writer Lau...

@USGBC's #LEED Addenda January 2017 online now

usgbc.org 04 Feb '17, 2pm

The January 2017 quarterly LEED rating system and reference guide addenda is now available. To view the changes: Visit the...