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Take Our Alley Revitalization Course for USGBC LEED Credits!

We’re pleased to announce that we have worked with the International Living Future Institute (ILFI) and the US Green Building Council (USGBC) on a new course for those seeking LEED credits to learn about options for incorporating new alley uses in sustainable development projects. 90 more words

New to LEED v4

Effective immediately, all projects seeking certification from the U.S. Green Building Council will need to register under LEED v4.  Location and Transportation is a new credit category under LEED v4. 299 more words

Architecture & Design

The Triple Bottom Line, The Heart of Green Building: Sustainability is Good for Business

The triple bottom line is all about the benefits: people, planet profit. The question that the triple bottom line concept demands be asked is, “how can an enterprise balance what is best for their wallets with what is best for everyone else?” It’s surprising how often multiple concerns align. 810 more words

Climate Change

USGBC and C40 Release Landmark Green Building City Market Briefs

Highlighting Sustainable Building Policies in 66 Cities Around the Globe

More than half of the C40 cities featured have enacted green building policies

(Washington, D.C.) April 2, 2015 – The U.S. 303 more words

Green Living

PEER: New Rating System for Sustainable Power Systems

Washington, D.C. – (April 29, 2015) – Green Business Certification Inc. (GBCI) officially launched PEER, its rating system designed to measure and improve sustainable power system performance. 314 more words

Green Living News

Living Building Challenge Now Fulfills LEED Energy and Water Requirements

Living Building Challenge certified: Hawaii Preparatory Academy Energy Laboratory. Image © Flansburgh Architects

The Living Building Challenge will now fulfill the energy and water requirements for  238 more words

Architectural Blog