LEED-Certified Homes Hits 10,000 Mark

LEED-Certified Homes Hits 10,000 Mark

The number of LEED-Certified Homes across America has just surpassed the 10,000 mark, according to the U.S. Green Building Council. The homes in this category include multi- and single-family as well as both market rate and affordable houses. LEED-Home certification…

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Top LEED States

Top LEED States

The U.S. Green Building Council just released its list of top 10 states for LEED certification. USGBC looked at the number of LEED-certified square feet person in every state. The top 10 states are: District of Columbia: 25.15 sf Nevada:…

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Small Homes Looming Large

Small Homes Looming Large

McMansions are out. Small and Eco are in. Just what does that look like? The Daily Green put up a nice slideshow featuring small, eco-friendly homes that demonstrate what is possible in a sustainable, sub-2,500 square foot living. When it…

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Green Movement Stalled?

Green Movement Stalled?

U.S adults attitudes were less green in 2010, according to a recent Harris Poll. Not only are fewer Americans "going green," they are also less likely to participate in green activities throughout the daily routine. When compared to 2009, fewer…

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Chicago Mayor Wins USGBC Award

Chicago Mayor Wins USGBC Award

For his inspiring work to green up his city, Chicago Mayor Richard Daley has been awarded the USGBC's new Legacy Award for Global Leadership in Creating Sustainable Cities. If there's anything better than receiving an award, it's having one created…

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