2017's LEED-ing sustainable homes recognized

2017's LEED-ing sustainable homes recognized

Innovative projects, developers, builders showcased in annual USGBC awards

Fla. residents saving money as part of LEED-platinum community

Fla. residents saving money as part of LEED-platinum community

A LEED-certified home typically leads to lower energy costs and higher structural performance. A hundred homeowners in one Florida community are relishing the benefits of living in some of the most efficient residences available. The homes don’t just simply meet green certification.

LEEDing Tiny house joins green buzz

LEEDing Tiny house joins green buzz

Structure meant to serve as example of sustainable building on small scale

Savona, Italy, Europe's first LEED-certified city

Savona, Italy, Europe's first LEED-certified city

Community becomes third to earn recognition, joining Washington, D.C., and Phoenix

LEED aligns with California green building codes

LEED aligns with California green building codes

With California leading the way, many cities, counties and states are adopting green building strategies as mandatory requirements in local codes.

Infographic: How LEED rating systems develop

Infographic: How LEED rating systems develop

Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) is a certification program that provides independent verification of a building’s green features. The program encourages the design, construction, operation and maintenance of resource-efficient, high-performing, healthy, cost-effective buildings.

Canadian community earns platinum certification

Canadian community earns platinum certification

A mixed-use residential and commercial real estate development in Victoria, British Columbia, recently earned a major environmental recognition.

LEED Certified Neighborhood Opening In Phoenix

LEED Certified Neighborhood Opening In Phoenix

Nestled in the foothills of South Mountain, the region has retained the flavor of its rural roots while providing residents easy access to all that Phoenix has to offer.

Do Your Part to Tame the Water-Energy Nexus

Do Your Part to Tame the Water-Energy Nexus

Water is a critical part of our lifestyle. What we don’t really understand is the combination of water and energy usage.

LEED for Cities Grants Start with Six Communities

LEED for Cities Grants Start with Six Communities

LEED for Cities enables local governments to measure and track citywide performance by focusing on outcomes, rather than intent.

1890s Tiny House Transformed into LEED Resource Center

1890s Tiny House Transformed into LEED Resource Center

After being moved three times, this historic home now serves as a community resource center for historic preservation.

UL and USGBC Collaborate to Help Find Products that Contribute to LEED v4

UL and USGBC Collaborate to Help Find Products that Contribute to LEED v4

The collaboration advances UL and USGBC's shared goal of connecting people to healthier, more sustainable products and environments.

Mass. heads 2017 top 10 states for LEED

Mass. heads 2017 top 10 states for LEED

Annual ranking puts state at No. 1 for second straight year

Dow and USGBC Partner to Support Sustainable Cities and Promote Energy Efficiency

Dow and USGBC Partner to Support Sustainable Cities and Promote Energy Efficiency

The goal of the collaboration is to measurably reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions through improved energy efficiency in buildings.

Arizona Homebuilder Takes The 'LEED' In Green Homebuilding

Arizona Homebuilder Takes The 'LEED' In Green Homebuilding

In 2017, Maracay introduced three neighborhoods containing homes with the opportunity for LEED certification.

Zero Energy Certification Awarded to the Lincoln Net Positive Farmhouse

Zero Energy Certification Awarded to the Lincoln Net Positive Farmhouse

With more than two years of measured occupancy to date, the home unquestionably provides exceptional energy performance, consuming 70 percent less energy than a code-built house.

LEED For Homes Reduces Wait for Certification

LEED For Homes Reduces Wait for Certification

A new process makes it faster for builders to certify multiple homes built to the same model.

LEED and DOE Offer Dual Path Green Home Certifications

LEED and DOE Offer Dual Path Green Home Certifications

It's easier than ever for a builder to have a home certified under both programs.

USGBC Names Mirabella 2017 Power Builder of the Year

USGBC Names Mirabella 2017 Power Builder of the Year

The LEED award recognizes developments "trailblazing" the pursuit of green housing.

Condo Canada's first to receive LEED platinum

A Markham, Canada, condominium is "LEEDing" the way in sustainability and energy conservation. River Park Condominium, developed by the Markham-based Times Group, has achieved a LEED platinum certification and become the first condominium (10-story-plus building) in Canada to receive the...

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