New compliance paths for European project teams for LEED v4 BD+C

In advance of Greenbuild Europe, we are excited to release new regional solutions for LEED v4 Building Design and Construction (BD+C) projects in Europe. With more than 70 percent of LEED projects in Europe using BD+C, including those already certified and those currently pursuing certification, new construction represents the largest share of regional projects and an opportunity to transform and accelerate green building practices.


5 highlights of the Greenbuild Europe experience

Featuring three days of education, inspiration and networking, Greenbuild Europe is a forum for the green building community to unite, change lives and revolutionize business. Participants will address pressing issues such as air quality, human health, energy use and global climate change.

With so much to do and see, we’ve rounded up several highlights to help you get the most out of your conference experience.


EDGE helps industry stakeholders achieve their energy goals

The building sector in India is responsible for over 30 percent of annual electricity consumption, and is second only to the industrial sector as the largest emitter of greenhouse gases. Around 75 percent of this electricity is used in residential buildings, and electricity consumption in such buildings has been rising sharply.


Shen Garden senior community is certified under LEED for Neighborhood Development

According to research, by 2022, the market for medical and senior care in China will reach CNY 1.4 trillion, with a compound annual growth rate of 23.98 percent from 2018 to 2022. Urbanization and an aging population are driving the need for building quality communities for senior people. 


NYU Langone Health, Delhi Metro Rail Corporation, Montgomery County Public Safety Headquarters and City of Glasgow, Kentucky, Among First to PEER Certify as High-Performing Power Systems


PEER, the new tool for sustainable power systems

Washington, D.C.—(March 28, 2018)—As the energy needs of a global population continue to increase, leaders in the energy market are turning to PEER to create more resilient, reliable, sustainable and economically sound power systems.

What's new in PEER: PEER v2


PEER, or Performance Excellence in Electricity Renewal, brings to market a comprehensive road map for modernizing today’s electricity infrastructure and power systems. PEER certification provides municipalities, businesses, cities, regulators and investors with a common framework for creating more resilient, reliable, sustainable and economically sound power systems.

The newest update to the rating system is simple and streamlined, with six credit categories and up to 110 available points.