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USGBC Research Committee Identifies Federal Funding Gap

The US Green Building Council (USGBC) Research Committee has called for a higher level of funding for research that will advance building design, technology and operations that minimize environmental and human health impacts.


Science & Technology Facility is First LEED Platinum Federal Building

A research facility at the US Department of Energy's (DOE) National Renewable Energy Laboratory has been designated as one of the most energy efficient and environmentally friendly places to work in the United States by the US Green Buildings Council under its Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Green Building program.


Island Residences Redefine Luxury Through Green Design

Forging new territory in Hawaii's housing market, an upscale community development on Maui marks Hawaii's first residential project to include extensive "green" design features.


U.S. Dept. of Energy Qualifies EnergyGauge Software for Calculating Tax Deduction

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Greenbuild 2007 Moves to Chicago

The US Green Building Council's (USGBC) Greenbuild International Conference and Expo, the premiere green building conference in the world, is moving to Chicago for its 2007 show, which will be held on November 7-9, 2007, as previously announced.


USGBC Announces Support of NAHB and the International Code Council's Partnership on Green Homes

The US Green Building Council today announced its support of the just-announced partnership between the National Association of Home Builders and the International Code Council to create an ANSI standard for green homes.


Florida's Largest "Green" Building Set to Become Next Rockefeller Center

Miami's Foram Group has announced plans to develop Brickell Financial Centre, a two-tower office and hotel landmark of 1 1/2 million square feet.


BASF Near-Zero Energy Home Earns LEED Platinum Certification

The BASF Near-Zero Energy Home in Paterson, New Jersey has earned the definitive credential in the green building industry -- a Platinum score from the US Green Building Council's LEED-H rating system, making it the first single family residence on the east coast of the US and second in the country to earn this prestigious certification.



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