U.S. Green Building Council

Company Details:
2101 L Street, NW
Suite 500
Washington, D.C. 20037

Phone: 202-742-3792
Toll Free: 800-795-1747

About U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC)
The U.S. Green Building Council is committed to a prosperous and sustainable future for our nation through cost-efficient and energy-saving green buildings. With a community comprising 79 local affiliates, nearly 16,000 member organizations, and more than 168,000 LEED Professional Credential holders, USGBC is the driving force of an industry that is projected to contribute $554 billion to the U.S. GDP 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. For more information visit www.usgbc.org.

The U.S. Green Building Council's LEED green building certification system is the foremost program for the design, construction and operation of green buildings. Over 40,000 projects are currently participating in the commercial and institutional LEED rating systems, comprising more than 8.3 billion square feet of construction space in all 50 states and 120 countries. In addition, more than 12,000 homes have been certified under the LEED for Homes rating system, with nearly 58,000 more homes registered. By using less energy, LEED-certified buildings save money for families, businesses and taxpayers; reduce greenhouse gas emissions; and contribute to a healthier environment for residents, workers and the larger community.

New and Updated Credits Introduced into LEED Pilot Credit Library

March 2, 2012
From U.S. Green Building Council

U.S. Green Building Council Welcomes New Board Directors

December 8, 2011
From U.S. Green Building Council

Court Dismisses Lawsuit Against U.S. Green Building Council

August 18, 2011
From U.S. Green Building Council