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.
Are you working with your clients on sustainability beyond the building? Need a slide presentation on SITES that you can share? Look no further. GBCI is committed to helping landscape professionals bring SITES to their clients and to the market, and we’ve created a powerful presentation on the value of SITES.
In addition to building certification, LEED includes a certification for cities to measure and improve performance, focusing on outcomes from ongoing sustainability efforts.
As a city leader, you want your city to be among the best—a healthy and safe place where citizens can thrive.
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.
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.
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.
China is seeing incredible growth and industrialization. With that industrialization and the rise of manufacturing, though, comes an impact on the environment and on air quality.