WorldGBC Searches for New CEO

The World Green Building Council (WorldGBC) is seeking a new CEO.

Advanced Energy Capital Signs Funding Deal with Renew Energy Partners

Advanced Energy Capital (AEC) of Brooklyn has signed an agreement with and Renew Energy Partners of Boston to provide funding up to $25 million in energy and water efficiency and on-site clean energy retrofit projects in commercial, institutional and industrial (CI&I) buildings.

New Jersey Schools Commit to Sustainability

Four school districts in New Jersey are on board to begin making sustainable improvements at their schools, with the guidance of a new certification program sponsored by a state nonprofit: Sustainable Jersey for Schools.

Environmental Product Declarations Released for Aluminum Products

Environmental Product Declarations (EPDs), documents that explain how a product will impact the environment, are becoming more popular as the interest in green building grows.

Arlington to Debut Net-Zero Energy Elementary School

Measure the soon-to-be-completed Discovery Elementary School in Arlington against nearly any other school in the region, and the differences will quickly become apparent.

Mars Inc. Wins USGBC Leadership Award

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) has awarded Mars Inc. the Ray Anderson Radical Industrialism Award.

Federal Buildings Cut Energy Usage

Green investments funded by a 2009 economic stimulus package are helping federal buildings use less energy even during harsh winters, according to analysis from the General Services Administration (GSA).

USGBC Extends LEED 2009 Registration

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) is giving the building industry additional time to prepare for LEED v4, the latest version of LEED.

USGBC Group Will Focus on Sustainable Products

A working group formed by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) will focus on a new LEED v4 credit that encourages and rewards project teams for selecting sustainable and environmentally protective products in buildings.

Interest in Alternative Green Building Rating Systems Surges

In two years, interest in alternative green building rating systems, such as Green Globes and Energy Star, has surged 250 percent, according to a new report.