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Santa Clarita Transit Maintenance Facility Earns LEED

The new City of Santa Clarita Transit Maintenance Facility, designed by HOK, has been certified a LEED Gold building by the US Green Building Council.


Green Building Is Not As Complicated As You Think

Is it hard to build green? Is it a lot more expensive? Do I have to live in a straw-bale cottage or some other strange building to say I'm a green home owner? No, no, and most decidedly no, according to the National Association of Home Builders.


Adobe Headquarters Awarded Highest Honors from U.S. Green Building Council

Adobe Systems Incorporated today announced the US Green Building Council (USGBC) has awarded Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design-Existing Building (LEED) Platinum certifications for Adobe's East and Almaden headquarters towers in downtown San Jose, distinguishing Adobe as the world's first commercial enterprise to achieve a total of three platinum certifications under the LEED program.


Schools Are the Hottest Market for Green Building

McGraw-Hill Construction, part of The McGraw-Hill Companies, today will present the first phase of its newest market research conducted in collaboration with USGBC on green building, showing that education is the fastest-growing market in this sector.


Autodesk and U.S. Green Building Council Partner on Technology Initiatives

Autodesk, Inc today announced it has entered into a strategic relationship with the US Green Building Council (USGBC) aimed at expanding the use of technology and to facilitate further adoption of sustainable design and green building.


U.S. Green Building Council Certifies First LEED for Homes Project in Massachusetts

The US Green Building Council (USGBC) and Conservation Services Group (CSG) today recognize a Cambridge property as receiving a certified rating in the "LEED for Homes" pilot program.


BuildingGreen's 2006 Top 10 Green Building Products

BuildingGreen, Inc, publisher of the GreenSpec Directory and Environmental Building News, today announced the 2006 Top-10 Green Building Products.


Sustainable Vinyl Featured at Green Building Expo

Vinyl's numerous energy-saving, environmental and health benefits are on display this week at the nation's principal green building expo.



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