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July 10,2013

In a newly posted TED talk, wood skyscraper expert Michael Green makes the case for building the next-generation of mid- and high-rise buildings...

July 02,2013

The U.S. Green Building Council membership has voted to adopt LEED v4, the next update to the world’s premier green building rating system.

June 19,2013

A nationwide battle over forest certification standards continues to be played out nationally and in Florida with legislation passed this month....

June 17,2013

The Energy Department today launched a new Buildings Performance Database, the largest free, publicly available database of residential and...

June 05,2013

In an effort to accelerate sustainable development around the world, the U.S. Green Building Council is offering free LEED certification to the...

May 31,2013

The new training facility for IBEW/NECA is the first commercial building retrofit designed to meet the U.S. Department of Energy’s requirements...

May 17,2013

The next version of the U.S. Green Building Council's LEED rating system will expand water-savings targets to appliances, cooling towers,...

May 09,2013

Six years after a tornado virtually wiped out the town, Greensburg, Kan., is the world's leading community in LEED-certified buildings per capita...

May 03,2013

The Green Building Advisory Committee established by the General Services Administration, officially recommended to GSA that the LEED green...

April 25,2013

DLR Group and the Institute for the Built Environment at Colorado State University have collaborated on a research project to evaluate the effect...