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.

USGBC hosts the first China Roundtable meeting in Shanghai

On March 16, at Shanghai Xintiandi—an architectural symbol of Shanghai in the 20th century and a LEED Gold project under Neighborhood Development (Stage 2)—USGBC hosted its first China Roundtable meeting. In attendance were 10 selected members from major LEED consulting firms in China.

The Roundtable aims to improve the market landscape for green business by sharing market trend and sales resources, as well as exchanging views on actions and topics of common interest.

LEED consulting firms that attended the first roundtable meeting included:


Como pasar exitosamente el Examen EDGE en su primer intento

Así que usted está listo para convertirse en un Experto EDGE o Auditor EDGE, pero necesita ayuda en determinar cuáles son los siguientes pasos. No se preocupe, estamos aquí para ayudarlo en eso. Sin importar por cuál rol sea por el que aspira, usted deberá asistir al curso de formación correspondiente y pasar el Examen EDGE.


USGBC and naked Hub Establish Strategic Partnership to Improve Access to Green Co-working Spaces

As the sharing economy continues to take root in China, naked Hub, Asia’s leading premium co-working brand, and USGBC, the creators of the LEED green building rating system, announced on March 14 in Shanghai the formation of a new strategic partnership to develop sustainable and green co-working platforms and spaces in China using LEED.


LEED On: Hyatt Regency hotel in Delhi [video]

Hyatt Hotels Corporation, headquartered in Chicago, is a global brand with a legacy of first-class hospitality. Taking its reputation to the next level, the Hyatt Regency hotel, New Delhi, committed to the best in green building through certifying to LEED Platinum standards, becoming the first Hyatt property in the world to achieve that level in the existing building category.