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LEED Earth Project Pioneers: World Bank’s Delta Center drives Kenya’s green building movement | U.S. Green Building Council

USGBC’s mission is to bring the environmental and human health benefits of green buildings to all, and it is committed to accelerating the adoption …

Register for Serbia's Green Building Expo 2016 | U.S. Green Building Council

The Green Building Expo and Conference in Belgrade, Serbia, is one of the biggest gatherings of leading companies, institutions and visionary leaders …

The Coming Solar PV Revolution Will Be Electrifying

<b>Published on</b> August 16th, 2016 | <i>by Sponsored Content</i><p>0<p>August 16th, 2016 by <b>Sponsored Content</b><p>Poised for massive expansion, the global solar …

Solar Power

Exclusive: Why These Cities Are Leading on Clean Energy

Cities large and small are leading the charge on the country’s transition to clean energy, driven by concerns that range from air pollution to the …

Grand Rapids

Cleantech Companies Delivered Triple the Returns of Fossil Fuel Companies Over Past Decade

Related:<p>A report released today from <b>As Yow Sow</b> and <b>Corporate Knights</b> reveals that a list of 200 clean energy companies known as the Carbon Clean 200™ …

Healthy Building Syndrome

August 12, 2016<br>by Kaitlyn Gillis and Dak Kopec<p>Natural light and views are optimized within CBRE Group’s offices in Vancouver, which were designed by …

Three reasons to attend Greenbuild 2016 | U.S. Green Building Council

When we think of icons, we conjure up images of people, places and things that withstand the test of time, symbolizing our beliefs, culture and …

Solar Power

The Tide Is Turning for a New Source of Green Energy

Two turbines installed off Scotland’s coast aren’t harnessing the country’s winds to generate power. Instead, these blades are spinning underwater, …

Here Comes the Sun: Solar Power Is Offically Reshaping Our Energy Production

Solar Changes<p>Solar energy certainly has come a long way in being a reliable source of energy in its own right. Going from being a novelty resource …

Renewable Energy

"Costa Rica hasn't needed to rely on fossil fuels for electricity since June 16."

Clean power superstar Costa Rica has hit another renewable energy milestone. The Central American country's electric grid has been powered entirely …

Energy-efficiency strategy coming for the Caribbean

THE CARIBBEAN is, within the next two or so years, to have an energy efficiency strategy that should serve the growth agenda of various islands.<p>To …

Progress on Commercial Building Energy Efficiency has been Good, but More Attention is Needed to Decrease Waste in Several Areas

Data recently released as part of the Commercial Building Energy Consumption Survey (CBECS) highlights changes in commercial sector energy demand …

Course preview: Accounting and the Triple Bottom Line [video] | U.S. Green Building Council

With Education @USGBC, you can grow your green building knowledge online, anytime. Ready to take your knowledge to the next level?<p>Check out the …

Green infrastructure: City climate action planning | U.S. Green Building Council

We are breaking world records this year. And I’m not just talking about the Olympics. We are on track for the hottest year on record. Already, 15 of …

Sustainability

Building green with energy-efficient materials: Insulation | U.S. Green Building Council

Did you know that the energy lost through a building's walls, roofs and windows is the largest single waste of energy in most buildings—especially in …

Germany and China are beating the U.S. in energy efficiency

The United States ranks No. 8 among the world's most energy-efficient nations, while the clean-energy powerhouse Germany holds the top slot, a new …

Energy Efficiency
Energy Efficiency

The World’s Most Energy Efficient and Inefficient Nations

While overall there is a global combination of effort being made as we race against time in trying to save the planet, some countries contribute much …

Japanese companies saving money and energy by crowding the elevators, turning out lights

Bill Murray would have trouble finding room in the elevator these days because of the yen pinching; according to Reuters, companies are shutting …

EU meets energy efficiency target six years early

Renewable Energy

New Push to Double City Energy Efficiency Gains by 2030

<b>The World Green Building Council and the World Resources Institute-led Building Efficiency Accelerator have joined forces to double participating</b> …

How to Build a Responsible Supply Chain

Despite stakeholder pressure, most companies still do not have a comprehensive understanding of the performance, risks and sustainability impacts of …

Manufacturing

'Infrastructure can drive up disaster vulnerability' says UN climate expert

Collapsed bridges, unsafe power grids, interrupted water supply: Weak infrastructure can turn natural hazards into disasters. In an interview with …

United Nations