U.S. Green Building Council commits to scaling LEED green buildings

January 1st, 2016

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) will commit to scaling green buildings to more than 5 billion square feet (478 million square meters) over the next five years through the LEED and EDGE green building rating systems. "We know that buildings must continue to be a key focus area for countries to reach carbon emissions […]

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Study finds green construction is major U.S. economic driver

October 1st, 2015

The green building sector is outpacing overall construction growth in the U.S. and will account for more than 2.3 million American jobs this year, according to a new U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) study from Booz Allen Hamilton. The 2015 Green Building Economic Impact Study, released by USGBC and prepared by Booz Allen, finds the […]

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