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USGBC (U.S. Green Building Council)
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Even you can build a #livingwall for your #greenhome! Take our word for it:
The living wall, or green wall, is trending in homes and commercial buildings alike. Besides the sheer biophilic joy of resting your eyes on green growing textures in your living room, a living wall can bring concrete benefits for the homeowner. These include better indoor air quality and insulation from ...
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Why #parking structures are ideal locations for placemaking: #Parksmart
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Through data and transparency, #USGBC's 2020 vision will expand #LEED's reach around the globe.
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See the latest #LEED data from around the world, in our 2016 Q4 certification update!
LEED certification update: Fourth quarter 2016 on See the latest LEED data in our fourth-quarter update. ...
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A #NewYear’s resolution: In 2017, 21 U.S. cities resolve to reduce #energy use through benchmarking.

New Year’s resolution for 21 U.S. communities is to benchmark data on In 2017, U.S. cities resolve to reduce energy use through benchmarking. ...
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Committed to a sustainable future through cost-efficient and energy-saving green buildings.

The Washington, D.C.-based U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) is a 501 c3 non-profit organization committed to a prosperous and sustainable future for our nation through cost-efficient and energy-saving green buildings.

With a community comprising 78 local affiliates, nearly 16,000 member companies and organizations, and more than 170,000 LEED Professional Credential holders, USGBC is the driving force of an industry that is projected to contribute $554 billion to the U.S. gross domestic product from 2009-2013. USGBC leads an unlikely diverse constituency of builders and environmentalists, corporations and nonprofit organizations, elected officials and concerned citizens, and teachers and students.

Buildings in the United States are responsible for 39% of CO2 emissions, 40% of energy consumption, 13% water consumption and 15% of GDP per year, making green building a source of significant economic and environmental opportunity. Greater building efficiency can meet 85% of future U.S. demand for energy, and a national commitment to green building has the potential to generate 2.5 million American jobs.

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