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USGBC Relases 2015 GREEN BUILDING ECONOMIC IMPACT STUDY

Wednesday, September 16, 2015

By 2018, green construction will directly contribute 1.1 million jobs. Of that, LEED will be responsible for directly contributing 386,000 jobs.

THE REPORT

The report quantifies the economic impact of green building and LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) construction. Impacts are measured in gross domestic product (GDP), jobs, labor earnings, individual states’ tax contributions and environmental asset indicators at both the national and state levels.

BY THE NUMBERS

View our infographic to see what a big economic impact LEED and green building are creating.

ABOUT THE STUDY

The trajectory of the green building sector of the U.S. construction industry is slated for expansive growth. To date, green building has created millions of jobs and contributed hundreds of billions of dollars to the U.S. economy. Not surprisingly, LEED is a pivotal contributor to this total impact.

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Events

Tuesday 3/07/2017

Take action and gain cost savings with energy efficiency through an interactive workshop, real world case studies, and an analysis focused on taking the next steps to improve property operations. Tickets $15 - FREE TO CSU STUDENTS CONTINUING EDUCATION: LEED PROFESSIONALS - EARN 4 HOURS OF CREDENTIAL MAINTENANCE CREDITS

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Friday 3/17/2017

Come learn what you need to know about doing a retrofit of a historic building. We'll talk about the environmental value of restoring historic buildings in addition to honoring our community's heritage , hear a real case study or two and learn about the Historic Tax Credit Program. Fee: $10 for members of Building Education Series presenting organizations, $15 for non members

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