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LEED4 launches at Greenbuild

usgbcPhiladelphia—The U.S. Green Building Council said that LEED v4, the newest version of the LEED green building program, launched at the annual Greenbuild International Conference and Expo in Philadelphia.
 Highlights of LEED v4 include:
 New market sectors: New market sector adaptations for LEED include data centers, warehouses and distribution centers, hospitality, existing schools, existing retail and mid-rise residential projects.

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USGBC's 2012 Leadership Awards highlight innovators in sustainability

Washington, D.C. – The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) announced the recipients of its 2012 Leadership Awards, recognizing individuals who contribute to the evolution of green buildings and communities as a vehicle to enhance quality of life. Awards will be presented at the Leadership Luncheon on Thursday, Nov. 15, during USGBC’s Greenbuild International Conference and Expo held in San Francisco, Calif. Continue reading USGBC's 2012 Leadership Awards highlight innovators in sustainability