USGBC takes part in roundtable on LEED and Industrial Facilities in Belgrade

On June 15, USGBC will be participating in a LEED and Industrial Facilities Roundtable in Belgrade, Serbia. Organized by ENERGO Group, a USGBC Education Partner, the event will provide attendees with valuable information about green and sustainable development of manufacturing, logistics and IT facilities. 


How I passed the SITES AP exam on my first try


Do you want to earn your SITES AP credential, but are crunched for time to study for the exam? I enjoy learning, but I hate taking tests and am a busy person who doesn't have a lot of time to spend a studying for an exam. Here's the plan I followed to pass the exam on my first try:

1. Remember the why.

Why do you want to do this in the first place? Why is earning a SITES AP credential an important distinction for you? It helps to have the big picture in mind.

Rick Fedrizzi

In November 2016 global environmental business leader Rick Fedrizzi became chairman and CEO of the International WELL Building Institute (IWBI), a public benefit corporation advancing buildings that put human health and wellness at the center of their design and operation. IWBI administers the WELL Building Standard, an evidence-based system for measuring, certifying and monitoring the performance of building features that impact health and well-being. Rick is also founding chair of the U.S.

Stories from the parking lot: LEEP campaign spotlights


Last year’s LEEP campaign participants and award winners added roughly 65 million square feet of high-performance lighting in parking facilities and achieved an estimated 60 percent in energy savings. From military bases to residential housing complexes, hospitals to major retail chains, real estate developers to universities, the 2016 award winners represented the best new projects and retrofits in parking facility lighting across the United States.