Posts Tagged ‘USGBC’

SCI And USGBC To Develop Products For LEED Online

SCI And USGBC To Develop Products For LEED Online

Facility managers will be able to use SCIwatch™ through the LEED Online platform to enable automated fault detection for ongoing building commissioning and predictive maintenance in commercial buildings....Read More...

Poll Reveals Majority of Americans Support Federal Investment in Green Schools

Poll Reveals Majority of Americans Support Federal Investment in Green Schools

The survey found that one in three of those surveyed said the majority of U.S. schools are in "poor" shape. Only 6% said U.S. schools are in "excellent"...Read More...

September 19-23: World Green Building Week

September 19-23: World Green Building Week

Each year during the third week of September, Green Building Councils and their members mark this occasion with events and activities that reflect the diversity of their cultures and...Read More...

Updated LEED Demand Response Pilot Credit

Updated LEED Demand Response Pilot Credit

Launched in 2010, the enhanced pilot credit establishes guidelines anticipated to increase participation in automated demand...Read More...

President Talks About Better Buildings Initiative (UPDATED)

President Talks About Better Buildings Initiative (UPDATED)

President Obama has unveiled his plan to make America’s commercial buildings more energy- and resource-efficient over the next...Read More...

HVAC Trends: Forging The Path

HVAC Trends: Forging The Path

As energy efficiency strategies get "smarter," HVAC systems are one area of opportunity for facility...Read More...

Update of LEED Opens for First Public Comment 

Update of LEED Opens for First Public Comment 

The proposed update builds on the foundation of LEED 2009, including the alignment and weighting of credits and further advances the “bookshelf” framework where credits are applied to specific building...Read More...

Protocols for Performance Measurement Offered by Leading Building Groups

Protocols for Performance Measurement Offered by Leading Building Groups

Protocols are developed at three levels for each of six performance categories: energy, water, thermal comfort, indoor air quality, lighting, and...Read More...

IGCC Hearings Slated for August; Comments Due 5/14/10

IGCC Hearings Slated for August; Comments Due 5/14/10

Public comments, which can be submitted until this Friday, May 14, will serve as the agenda for the...Read More...

Administration To Act On Greening Of U.S. Building Stock

Administration To Act On Greening Of U.S. Building Stock

Under current executive authority, the Obama Administration has the ability to use over 30 existing federal programs worth $72 billion to enhance efficiency in commercial buildings and multifamily housing, with no new...Read More...