Registration Now Open for Greenbuild India 2017

Award-winning green building conference and expo headed to Mumbai, November 2–5

Mumbai, India—(July 6, 2017)—Today, USGBC, the creators of the LEED green building rating system, announced that registration is now open for Greenbuild India. The event is presented by USGBC in partnership with ABEC Exhibitions & Conferences Pvt. Ltd.


Positec global headquarters in Suzhou achieves LEED Platinum


For Positec, sustainability is not a finish line, it’s a way of beginning. Established in 1994, Positec is one of the largest Chinese manufacturers and exporters for electrical power tools, with offices in over 10 different countries. Back in 2012, Positec announced that its global headquarters in Suzhou would be built to high-performance green standards, and in June 2017, the building achieved LEED Platinum certification.

India after COP21: Goals and accomplishments

The Paris summit in December 2015 was a historic turning point in the effort to fight climate change. At the event, 195 countries pledged their combined force to limit the increase of average global temperature to 1.5 degrees Celsius.

India, the fourth largest carbon emitter in the world, has made its role clear in the movement, by making a bold commitment to reduce its emissions by 33–35 percent by 2030 compared to 2005 levels.

This would mean a target of


The simple steps to Parksmart certification


Parksmart is the world’s only rating system defining and recognizing sustainable practices in parking structure management, programming, design and technology. Industry leaders are embracing Parksmart to improve efficiencies and demonstrate the high performance of their parking facilities. See how close your parking structure is to achieving Parksmart recognition by completing the Parksmart Owner’s Checklist.

Measure your green building performance with Arc in India

Tracking performance is necessary to keep up with our progress and achievement of our goals. Most of us track multiple health indicators on a daily basis to track our advance towards our fitness goals. We constantly track our financial investments and our progress towards our financial targets. Arc is a state-of-the-art digital platform that helps teams track buildings’ environmental performance, enables them to set goals and gain data on their progress toward achieving those goals.


Learn more about LEED v4 materials with GBCI India

LEED v4 changes the paradigm for how decisions are made about materials for the buildings in which we spend so much of our time, by giving new information to decision makers.

To help you navigate the credits and how they impact the market, GBCI India will be sharing a series of articles devoted exclusively to LEED v4 materials. The aim of this series is for market leaders and sector experts to share their knowledge and experiences with the community.