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LEED in Motion – People And Progress

Thursday, August 29th, 2013

USGBC recently released LEED in Motion – People and Progress, the first report in an inaugural LEED in Motion series. People And Progress quantifies recent growth in LEED certification and accreditation for buildings and people and provides infographics that capture the current state of professional LEED usage.

Highlights of the report indicate that as much as 55% of all commercial and institutional construction in the US may be green by 2016, up from 44% in 2012, and that more than 4.3 million people currently live and work in LEED certified buildings. Additionally, more than 6.2 million people experience a LEED certified project every day. These numbers exemplify the strength and momentum of the green building movement across the country.

Much of the aforementioned growth is attributable to USGBC’s 13,000 member organizations, ranging from Fortune 100 corporations to small neighborhood businesses, representing 13 million employees and $1.8 trillion in combined revenue.

People and Progress is the first of three reports in the LEED in Motion series; Places and Policies and Impacts and Innovation are scheduled to be released later in the year.

The full report can be downloaded here.

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Have You Worked on a LEED Project

Wednesday, January 30th, 2013

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You can submit your completed LEED projects to be made available on the LEED project directory and the Green Building Information Gateway by going to THIS link.

Be sure to update your local chapter too so we can get it on our website and include any new projects in our newsletter!  Please send any projects not covered on our LEED Projects in Idaho page to Macy, if you don’t have your project formatted we can help! 

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USGBC Idaho Chapter Communications

Monday, March 1st, 2010

Dear USGBC Idaho Chapter Member,

One of the primary goals for the USGBC Idaho Chapter in 2010 is to increase effective communication with membership.  In order to better serve your needs, we now have several ways that you can sign up to receive announcements and information.  

Emails – the USGBC Idaho Chapter will continue with email announcements for important USGBC-sponsored lectures and events.  In addition, we are instating a quarterly newsletter to keep members up to date on recent green building news in Idaho.  

Blog – in 2009, we were thrilled to unveil a new website and blog.  Green building articles and local events are continuously posted by our board members and committee chairs.  If you would like to receive these posts via email, please subscribe to our RSS feed at the bottom of the website.

Calendar – a new calendar page is also part of the updated website. If you have any relevant green building events you would like to post, please contact Tracy at t_crites@op-dundas.com at least one month prior to date of event.

Social Networking – the USGBC Idaho Chapter is now posting to Facebook and Twitter.  Please join us for great discussions, as well as wonderful opportunities to network with other members of Idaho’s green building community.

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