U.S. Green Building Council

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Top 10 States for LEED-Certified Square Footage Per-Capita

Using a per-capita analysis of LEED-certified commercial and industrial square footage per state, USGBC releases a top 10 list for 2013. Read more

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Green Building Megatrends for 2012

Dubbed "the godfather of green," Jerry Yudelson discusses 10 trends bound for growth in the months ahead. Read more

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Housing Innovators Blaze New Trails Housing Innovators Blaze New Trails

Many of their new ideas and concepts revolve around making houses more efficient. Read more

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An Episcopal Seminary Brings LEED into the 19th Century

Embracing sustainability, the church completes Alexandria, Va.’s first LEED-certified residences. Read more

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USGBC Floats Plan to Let Wood-Cert Groups Qualify for LEED

The pilot plan recognizes how the Sustainable Forestry Initiative, Canadian Standards Association, and others promote transparency. Read more

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Both Sides Line Up Against USGBC's Wood-Certification Vote

Forest Stewardship Council calls for no-vote and enlists environmental groups to back it, while the Sustainable Forest Initiative attacks proposal for other reasons. Read more

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California's First Passive House Remodel Moves Toward Completion California's First Passive House Remodel Moves Toward Completion

Project team thinks this kind of construction could be the state’s answer to meeting its greenhouse gas reduction goals. Read more

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Kohler Gets Stimulus Money to Upgrade Production Processes

State of Wisconsin distributes funds to Kohler and eight other businesses to improve efficiency of its manufacturing sector. Read more

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USGBC Partnering With Local and Regional Green Building Programs

The overseer of the LEED rating systems wants to tap into green housing-focused programs around the country. Read more

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Architect Receives Inaugural Hanley Award for Work in Sustainable Housing Architect Receives Inaugural Hanley Award for Work in Sustainable Housing

Hanley Foundation will honor Edward Mazria with 2009 Hanley Award for Vision and Leadership in Sustainable Housing and a $50,000 grant. Read more

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