GBCI to Administer Green Garage Certification Program


New GBCI offering recognizes importance of sustainable parking facility design and management to the built environment

Washington, D.C. (Jan. 15, 2016)—Today, GBCI, the certification body for USGBC’s global LEED green building rating system, announced it will now administer the Green Garage Certification Program through its acquisition of the Green Parking Council.

GreenWatch Latin America: Retail on the rise

Guatemala City, Guatemala—Retail real estate is about to get a major makeover in Latin America. Investors, national REITS, and Latin American developers are replacing aging and energy-inefficient shopping centers with new, LEED-certified spaces. Driving that change are the demands of the growing middle class for an urban destination featuring shopping, leisure and entertainment in a safe and comfortable environment.


Showcase your LEED-certified project in USGBC’s project directory


The USGBC LEED project directory displays all non-confidential LEED-certified projects in LEED Online. If your project isn’t listed, it may be because it’s marked as confidential.

Also, did you also know that only non-confidential LEED-certified projects are authorized to use the LEED certification logos? Before you promote your project’s LEED certification, check to see if your project is marked as confidential in LEED Online.

To update your project’s status, you can either

What not to miss at Greenbuild: GBCI Certification Work Zone


Have questions about a GBCI project or the certification process? Wondering how to earn Location and Transportation credits on a campus project? Looking for clarity on a complicated submission timeline, or wondering how to get started with O+M recertification? Perhaps you’d like to know if your building is healthy enough to earn recognition through WELL certification. GBCI has the answers!