GBCI Europe

GBCI Europe is a local hub serving the needs of the European green building community by providing on-the-ground customer support for regional project teams and stakeholders.

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LEED is local, regional & global.

LEED has become a common language of best practices in buildings around the world.

Regional context is important for green building, and LEED v4 recognizes this by incorporating local equivalent standards/programs to achieve the same credit intent. Metric units are now included in all tools and resources.

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Signal to the industry at large that you’re all in: committed to sustainable, high-performance buildings and invested in your career for the long term.

In today's global market, LEED professionals are recognized as experts with a deep technical background in green building codes, principles and practices.

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LEED Core Concepts

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Events

Looking for more green building seminars and professional networking events?

GBCI Europe regularly hosts industry events where you can get the latest green building insights, discover new research and experience innovative products and technologies.

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Upcoming events

Nov. 21: Meet & Greet GBCI Europe in Warsaw, Poland

Join GBCI Europe and the Polish Green Building Council for an afternoon gathering of green business leaders. We will discuss the newly established GBCI Europe and the family of GBCI systems, including LEED v4, WELL and Parksmart.

Language: Polish and English.

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Nov. 29: Sustainable Real Estate and Green Building Certification: An Option or a Must for Ukraine?

Hosted by Green Business Certification Inc. Europe (GBCI Europe) and the European-Ukrainian Energy Agency (EUEA), this roundtable will present and discuss the decisive factors for defining business case for green building in Ukraine and how to release the full market potential. Language: English with simultaneous translation to Ukrainian.

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Past event highlights

April 26-27: LEED European Summit in Berlin, Germany
The LEED European Summit, co-hosted in Berlin by USGBC, GBCI and the German Green Building Association (GGBA), provided attendees with the opportunity to experience the new Arc platform, educational seminars and networking events.


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June 22-23: Rebuild Conference in Riva del Garda, Italy
The Rebuild Conference: Innovating Real Estate Regeneration and Management is a platform for analysis, learning, networking and doing business in the construction industry. With highly focused sessions and discussions on business cases and market opportunities, attendees receive a clear understanding of the innovation trends and opportunity of the sector. In past years, the conference has tackled the key role of deep retrofit for the real estate business and the strategies to put it in place at large scale.


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June 27: Evolution of Green Business Certification in Europe in Vienna, Austria
During this event, hosted by GBCI Europe, ATP sustain and denkstatt GmbH, attendees will hear from a panel of experts with the discussions focusing on how the green building movement is addressing the needs of our dynamic marketplace through technology, performance and data.


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Sept. 25: Value of Green Building by WIRES & Deloitte in Madrid, Spain

Join us for a morning roundtable about the value of sustainability investment, featuring industry leaders from Merlin Properties, intu, Bovis, GBCI Europe and BREEAM. Breakfast will be provided.

Language: Spanish.

Sept. 27: Sustainability Protocol LEED v4 Operations + Maintenance in Milano, Italy

This training, led by Macro Design Studio in collaboration with AiCARR Formazione, focuses on the LEED rating systems, green building concepts and sustainable design principles. The course also will cover the application of LEED v4 O+M prerequisites and credits.

Language: Italian

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Oct. 19: wellference in Milan, Italy

This event will feature information about the International WELL Building Institute (IWBI™) and the WELL Building Statndard, promoting health and wellness in the building sector. It will be held in Milan at the Starhotel Rosa Grand and speakers include Rick Fedrizzi, CEO and President of International WELL Building Institute, founder and former CEO of U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC); and Kay Killman, Managing Director of Green Building Certification Institute Europe (GBCI™ Europe), LEED and WELL certification body.

Also, don’t miss the Introduction to the Future of Wellbeing education session on Oct. 18. Learn more about the wellference conference. Language: English and Italian.

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Executive luncheon launches Greenbuild China

On March 31, USGBC hosted a Greenbuild China executive luncheon at the Shanghai Westin Hotel. This luncheon officially launched the Greenbuild China conference coming to Shanghai on Oct. 17–18, 2017. Nearly 100 guests were invited, including government officials, thought leaders, executives and other stakeholders, to celebrate the announcement of the world’s most influential green building event coming to China.

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Your top Parksmart questions answered

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If you’ve got questions about Parksmart, we’re here to help! Parksmart is the world’s only rating system advancing sustainable mobility through smarter parking structure design and operation. Parksmart is owned and operated by GBCI, the premier organization independently recognizing global excellence in green business industry performance and practice.

Abhikalpan Office earns first EDGE certification in India

In September 2016, the Abhikalpan Office project in Indore, India, was awarded EDGE certification to recognize a predicted energy savings of 68 percent, water savings of 83 percent and 28 percent less embodied energy in materials. The 573-square-meter office building is the first EDGE-certified project by GBCI in India.

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SITES Quarterly Call on May 22: Demystifying SITES at the project level

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We invite you to join us for our second SITES Quarterly Call of 2017 on May 22 from 3–4:30 p.m. EST. GBCI staff and SITES users will discuss how to jump-start your project with SITES, as well as how pursuing both LEED and SITES in tandem can help you further define, improve or demonstrate the site sustainability aspects of a project.