How a Parksmart Advisor designation can elevate your practice


The national consulting firm DESMAN specializes in the planning and design of new and existing parking structures. The company strives to be a leader in functionally efficient, attractive and cost-effective parking solutions. As such, DESMAN has been committed to sustainability in parking from the get-go. In fact, as one of the initial advisors for Parksmart, they helped develop the Parksmart certification standard.

Registration now open for the TRUE Advisor certificate program

Become a TRUE Advisor and get recognized as a zero waste professional trained on GBCI’s TRUE (Total Resource Use and Efficiency) program. TRUE Advisors understand zero waste business principles, the requirements of the TRUE Zero Waste Rating System, help projects achieve TRUE certification and are committed to growing and advancing zero waste values and policies.


EDGE presents a unique opportunity for India’s housing market


Over the past two decades, India has experienced rapid urbanization, which has created serious challenges such as air quality issues, energy shortages, water scarcity, waste accumulation, chronic diseases and an affordable housing crisis. We know that as a direct result of urbanization, more and more people will be moving into cities, and this means more buildings will be needed.

Apply by Dec. 11 to present at Greenbuild Europe or become a peer reviewer

The deadline to submit a proposal and apply to become a review has been extended to Dec. 15, 2017.

Greenbuild Europe offers a forum for the green building community to unite and address pressing issues such as air quality, human health, energy use and global climate change. It's also a great place to network and learn about new technologies. In addition to attending, you can engage with Greenbuild on a deeper level as a presenter or as part of the review team for sessions.


Pune Municipal Corporation and GBCI India Join Forces to Promote the Adoption of Green Business Practices Locally

Pune, India—(28 November 2017)—Today, Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) and GBCI, the organization that certifies all LEED projects globally, have established a strategic alliance to promote the principles and practices of green and smart construction that align with PMC’s green building program.


Join a 2018 Greenbuild India or Greenbuild China program working group

Are you interested in helping develop educational programming intended to meet the needs of international Greenbuild conference attendees?

USGBC is seeking green building professionals who are passionate about sustainable design, construction and operations for buildings and communities to serve on the 2018 Greenbuild India and Greenbuild China program working groups.

Applications are due by Thurs., January 18, 2018 at 5 p.m. EST.