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CBS’s America ByDesign Collaborates with Green Building Initiative (GBI) & Green Globes

GBI is now accepting submissions for a project spotlight on the design show’s second season.  MEDIA CONTACT  | Megan Baker, Associate VP, Engagement,, (971) 256-7174  Portland, Ore. – The Green Building Initiative is pleased to announce that its President & CEO, Vicki Worden will serve on a prestigious panel of judges for the 2023 ByDesign: Architecture television ...

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Green Building Initiative Elects Dr. Amlan Mukherjee as Chair of the Board of Directors

Portland, Ore. – The Green Building Initiative, Inc. (GBI) is pleased to announce the election of Dr. Amlan Mukherjee, P.E., Professor in the Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering (CEE) at Michigan Technological University, as Chair of its Board of Directors. Officers and three new directors were also elected effective December 2022. “We are thrilled to ...

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Green Globes Certification Recognized in Evanston, IL Green Building Ordinance

Portland, Ore. – The Green Building Initiative, Inc. (GBI) is pleased to announce the inclusion of Green Globes certification in the Evanston, Illinois Green Building Ordinance. The ordinance requires city-owned or financed buildings and interior renovations to earn third-party green building certification such as Green Globes. The update to the Green Building Ordinance reflects Evanston’s commitment to sustainable practices in ...

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GBI FAQ: Federal Building Performance Standard

What is the Federal Building Performance Standard (BPS)? A: more than 376.9 million square feet of space in 9,600 buildings in more than 2,200 communities nationwide.The CEQ was instructed to work with federal partners to develop this BPS as part of a series of initiatives in E.O. 14057. What are the federal government’s emissions and sustainability goals? A: E.O. 14057 ...

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Green Building Initiative Applauds Appointment of Peter Templeton as USGBC & GBCI President & CEO

Portland, Ore. – On behalf of the Board of Directors of the Green Building Initiative, Inc. (GBI), Vicki Worden, President & CEO of GBI, has extended her congratulations to the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) and Green Business Certification Institute (GBCI) on their appointment of Peter Templeton as President & CEO of the two organizations. “GBI ...

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GBI Announces Class of 2022 Green Globes and Guiding Principles Compliance Fellows

Portland, Ore. – The Green Building Initiative (GBI) celebrates the recognition of seven individuals with distinctions of  Green Globes Fellow (GGF) and Guiding Principles Compliance Fellow (GPCF). GBI’s Fellow program, introduced in 2021, recognizes those who have demonstrated outstanding success in the improvement of the built environment through GBI’s Green Globes certification and/or Guiding Principles Compliance ...

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