October 18, 2021
MEDIA CONTACT | Megan Baker, Sr. Director, Engagement, (971) 256-7174
Portland, Ore. – The Green Building Initiative (GBI) announces the approval of ANSI/GBI 01-2021: Green Globes Assessment Protocol for Design, New Construction, and Major Renovations by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) on September 3, 2021. Following ANSI approval, GBI’s Board of Directors voted unanimously on September 27, 2021, to approve and publish ANSI-GBI 01-2021, also known as Green...
April 22, 2021
NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC) Building 4221 Named 2020 Green Globes Project of the Year
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GBI Announces 2020 Green Globes Project of the Year, Runner Up and Honorable Mentions in Virtual Awards Ceremony on Earth Day.
January 5, 2021
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
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Membership elects Kibert and three women leaders as new Board members.
Portland, Ore. – The Green Building Initiative (GBI) is pleased to announce the election of Dr. Charles Kibert, Professor and Director of the Powell Center for Construction and Environment at the University of Florida, as Chair of its Board of Directors. GBI’s membership also elected three new...
December 18, 2020
Dear GBI Community,
November 26, 2019
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Green Building Initiative Reseats ANSI Consensus Body to Update Green Globes
May 28, 2019
The study conducted every five years made its results public in late May, 2019
Portland, Ore. – The Green Building Initiative (GBI) applauds the conclusions reached in the General Services Administration’s (GSA) recently-completed study on “High Performance Building Certification Systems Review,” which was finalized in March 2019 and made publicly available on the GSA website in late May, 2019. The study was conducted by researchers from LMI, an...
April 22, 2015
When it comes to defining green buildings, most of our community likely thinks first of energy efficiency. But on this Earth Day, with water shortages across our country, GBI is bringing to light what many may not completely understand. The fact is, water and energy systems are "interdependent." According to the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) 2014 report, The Water-Energy Nexus: Challenges and Opportunities,1 water is used throughout each phase of producing energy and...
March 20, 2015
The Green Building Initiative (GBI) is pleased to announce the appointment of Vicki Worden, a long-time consultant to GBI and an accomplished leader in the sustainability and non-profit sectors, as its new Executive Director. Worden was part of the original launch team that brought Green Globes® to the United States and served as Vice President of Commercial Programs for the organization from 2005 to 2010. In that role, Worden became a national spokesperson and champion for green...
March 17, 2015
The Green Building Initiative (GBI) announced its newest corporate member, Duro-Last® Roofing, Inc. the largest U.S. manufacturer of prefabricated roofing systems.
"Duro-Last is a significant US manufacturer of high-quality roofing products and a true American entrepreneurial success story. GBI is on the move, and we're pleased to have Duro-Last as a corporate member to contribute to our rapid growth” said GBI Director of Marketing Shaina Weinstein.
One of Duro-Last’s most...
January 26, 2015
Green Building Initiative (GBI),a nonprofit organization committed to accelerating the adoption of sustainable building practices and providers of the Green Globes® rating system, congratulates ASHRAE on achieving the highest rating, of four Green Globes, on their international headquarters.
Jerry Yudelson, Green Building Initiatives president, presented the rating system certificate to ASHRAE President Tom Phoenix during ASHRAE’s 2015 Winter Conference held this week in Chicago,...