Environmental Protection

Green/LEED Building



Articles

  • China Now First in LEED Square Footage

    Global green building is expected to double every three years, according to a Dodge Data & Analytics World Green Building Trends 2016 SmartMarket Report cited by USGBC, which was a contributing partner on the report.

  • U.S. Green Building Council Names New President and CEO

    Mahesh Ramanujam has become the new president and CEO of USGBC, as recently announced this week.

  • Seven Benefits of Smart/Motorized Blinds

    When paired with smart lighting, smart blinds can help maximize the amount of daylight in your home to cut down on electricity usage.

    When paired with smart lighting, smart blinds can help maximize the amount of daylight in your home to cut down on electricity usage. For example, opening the blinds can trigger smart lighting to turn off, and vice versa.

  • Regional Planners Take On Global Warming

    With climate change, every sustainable aspect of development helps.

  • DOE Wins 32 R&D 100 Awards

    Berkeley Lab research associate Sharon Chen sprays roofing material with soiling mixture. (Photo by Roy Kaltschmidt/Berkeley Lab)

    The agency's labs "are a global technology powerhouse that harness innovation to create jobs, support new industries and help ensure America’s competitive edge in areas of national security and science," said Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz.

  • New York Mayor Signs Green Building Bills

    Together, three newly signed bills are expected to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by nearly 250,000 metric tons and spur retrofits in 16,000 buildings.


Whitepapers

  • Prefurbia Solution to Urban Renewal

    Prefurbia is a neighborhood planning method that produces organically designed, low environmental-impact neighborhoods through varied streetscapes, more public/private spaces, and better pedestrian connectivity.


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