Applications Open for Green Neighborhood Grants through July 11

Green neighborhood grants are now available through the the U.S. Green Building Council and the Bank of America Charitable Foundation. The 2014 Affordable Green Neighborhoods Grant Program awards financial and educational resources to developers of affordable housing in North America that are committed to building sustainable communities through … [Read more...]

Illinois Leads LEED in Top Ten Ranking for 2013

Illinois achieved the highest ranking in the 2013 U.S. Green Building Council’s  top 10 states for LEED certification, arguably the best-known green building stamp in the world. The listing evaluated the states based on the amount of building square footage per capita that is certified for LEED. Illinois ranked 2.29 per capita, besting … [Read more...]