GBI press room


April 20, 2018

Green Building Matters: Voices of Sustainability

Wishes You a Happy Earth Day!

Green Building Matters: Voices of Sustainability

While Earth Day occurs just once a year, our planet should be celebrated every day. Protecting our environment is more than just preservation - it is about growing and building sustainably. We asked four people - a corporate sustainability leader, a building-construction professional, a college lecturer, and a professional engineer - why green building is important to them. How do you celebrate...

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April 11, 2018

Green Building Initiative Launches New Green Globes Pilot Program

MEDIA CONTACT

GBI: Shaina Weinstein,

Vice President of Engagement

503-274-0448, ext.: 104

shaina@thegbi.org

GBI Launches New Green Globes Pilot Program

Based on GBI’s BSR/GBI 01-201X draft Standard, the Pilot Provides Updated Guidance for New Construction and Major Renovation Projects

Portland, Ore.— After a three-year process of open dialogue and consensus-based decision making, Green Building Initiative (GBI) is nearing the end of a process that will result in an update to...

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January 9, 2018

Green Building Initiative Acquires Global Rights to Green Globes

         

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

MEDIA CONTACT

GBI: Martha Silver, PR/Communications, 301-367-2388, Martha@TheGBI.org

JLL: Joanne Bestall-Fry, VP of PR–Americas, 312-228-2344, Joanne.Bestall@am.jll.com

Green Building Initiative Acquires Global Rights to Green Globes

Acquisition of Global Rights to Green Globes from JLL Allows GBI to Expand Operations to Canada and Beyond


Portland, Ore.—The U.S.-based non-profit Green Building Initiative (GBI)...

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October 27, 2017

State of Maryland Recognizes Green Globes as Approved Green Building Certification

October 27, 2017

MEDIA CONTACT

Shaina Weinstein, Sr. Director of Engagement, 503-274-0448 x104, Shaina@TheGBI.org

State of Maryland Recognizes Green Globes as 

Approved Green Building Certification for High Performance Building Program

Green Globes Equivalence to Grow Across the Country

Portland, Ore. – The Green Building Initiative® (GBI), sole provider of the Green Globes® certification program in the United States, is pleased to announce that the Maryland Department of General...

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September 19, 2017

Multi-Attribute Products and a Plug for “Green Suite”

Shouldering the Burden

The challenge of specifying more environmentally friendly products has fallen on the shoulders of designers. "It takes time to research products and to talk with manufacturers, which is a challenge given the fast pace of construction,"says Anne Garrity, LEED AP, associate, Shepley Buffnch, Boston.

To help navigate this much uncharted process, Shepley Bulfinch actively taps into its firm's collective knowledge, product research and collaboration with...

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June 22, 2017

MGM Resorts International Earns 4 Green Globes Certifications for 26 Properties

                                                                          

MEDIA CONTACTS
Shaina Weinstein, Sr. Director of Engagement, 503-274-0448 x104, Shaina@TheGBI.org 
Sonya Padgett, Sr. Communications Partner, 702-692-6807, spadgett@mgmresorts.com


MGM Resorts International Earns 4 Green Globes Certifications for 26 Properties

Green Globes Benchmarks and Documents Commitment

to Environmental Efficiency Practices



Las Vegas – The Green Building Initiative (GBI) is...
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May 18, 2017

Four Turnberry Place Earns 4 Green Globes Certification

                                                                                                         

May 18, 2017

MEDIA CONTACTS

Martha Silver, Communications/PR Consultant, 301-367-2388, Martha@TheGBI.org

Joel Schwartz, General Manager, 702-732-7028, joel.schwartz@fourturnberryplace.com


Four Turnberry Place Earns 4 Green Globes Certification

First Multifamily Building West of the Mississippi River to Earn 4 Green Globes

Las Vegas – The Green Building Initiative (GBI) is pleased...

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April 6, 2017

NewSchool students work with industry professionals Mackenzie, Intrinsic to develop new district

Created on Monday, 10 April 2017 in the Portland Business Journal | Written by Jules Rogers

NewSchool student architects dream up new district for Portland's eastside

This week, students from the NewSchool of Architecture & Design in San Diego reappeared in Portland for the first time in six months, this time to share a district masterplan they worked on for two quarters.

The Ford District open house was held at the Center for Architecture downtown.

Back in October 2016, Mackenzie,...

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March 27, 2017

Green Globes Certification Showcases Existing Buildings’ Sustainable Practices

Green Globes Certification Showcases Existing Buildings’ Sustainable Practices

... “We received tips that were tangible and directly applicable to the projects,” reports Raigosa Cottrell. “The Assessor’s report can bring up something completely new to consider or help the owner discover that a certain measure isn’t as difficult to implement as previously thought.”

Mark adds achieving Green Globes certification was gratifying for his company. “We were really proud to...

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January 10, 2017

Green Building Initiative Announces 2017 Board of Directors

MEDIA CONTACT


Shaina Weinstein, Sr. Director of Engagement, 503-254-0448 x104, shaina@thegbi.org

Green Building Initiative Announces 2017 Board of Directors


2017 Chairman of the Board Rich Mitchell to Lead GBI in a Year of Growth, New Developments

Portland, Ore. – The Green Building Initiative (GBI) is pleased to announce the election of its 2017 Board of Directors. Outgoing GBI Chairman Jay Thomas, chief marketing officer at Mats Inc. of Stoughton,Mass.,...

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