NEW HAVEN, Conn. — Seven parking facilities around the country have become the first to achieve Green Garage Certification, New Haven-based Green Parking Council (GPC) announced on July 1.Read more
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) announced June 29 that Rick Fedrizzi, the founder of USGBC and CEO since 2003, will not seek renewal of his contract as USGBC’s CEO at the end of 2016, paving the way for an organizational leadership transition in 2017.Read more
WASHINGTON — Washington, D.C.-based Green Business Certification Inc. (GBCI) and Bureau Veritas of Paris, have finalized the terms of their agreement to facilitate LEED certification internationally.
GBCI is a third-party organization that administers certification for LEED, the International Well Building Institute’s WELL Building Standard (WELL) and the Global Real Estate Sustainability Benchmark (GRESB). Bureau Veritas is a global company that performs tests, inspections and certification services.Read more
WASHINGTON — Green Business Certification Inc. (GBCI) officially launched the Performance Excellence in Electricity Renewal (PEER) rating system designed to verify sustainable electricity system performance on April 29.Read more
WASHINGTON — The Green Building Certification Institute (GBCI), the International Parking Institute (IPI) and the Green Parking Council (GPC) announced they will be working together to promote sustainable parking design and the GPC’s recently launched Green Garage Certification program.Read more
WASHINGTON —Bureau Veritas has partnered with the Green Building Certification Institute (GBCI) to help verify projects for LEED certification. Acting on behalf of GBCI, Bureau Veritas’ certification services will expand the global scope of the LEED system. The institute announced the agreement on July 31.Read more
WASHINGTON — The Green Building Certification Institute (GBCI) revealed the inaugural class of LEED Fellows, the institute’s newest and most prestigious professional designation.Read more