Tag Archives: USGBC

Greenbuild conference achieved 90 percent waste diversion

Informa Exhibitions U.S. and the USGBC released the 2017 Greenbuild Sustainability Report, detailing the sustainability strategies and initiatives implemented at last November’s Greenbuild International Conference and Expo, held in Boston alongside the ArchitectureBoston Expo (ABX). With an attendance of more than 24,000 visitors, the report shows a waste diversion rate of 90.5 percent.

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Infusing desert geology in Arizona campus design

When planning the Biomedical Sciences Partnership Building (BSPB) at the University of Arizona’s Phoenix Biomedical Campus, designers from CO Architects and Ayers Saint Gross strived for the same regionally-inspired desert and canyon look they created with the adjacent Health Sciences Education Building (HSEB), which opened in 2012.

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LEED update looking for user input

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) has released an incremental update to the fourth installment of its Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) rating system. As part of ongoing improvement efforts, the council is requesting user feedback proposals to aide in the update’s development.

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