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The Green Building Initiative (GBI) is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to accelerate the adoption of building practices that result in energy-efficient, healthier and environmentally sustainable buildings by promoting credible and practical green building approaches for commercial construction.

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Green Building Initiative President Keynotes ASHRAE High-Performance Buildings Conference

PORTLAND, Ore., April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ – Green Building Initiative (GBI) President Jerry Yudelson presented a keynote talk on April 8th at the ASHRAE High-Performance Buildings conference in San Francisco. Yudelson also participated in a discussion organized by the National Institut…

The Green Building Initiative Announces Recruitment of Members to Serve on Consensus Body to Assess New Protocol

PORTLAND, Ore., April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ – The Green Building Initiative (GBI) announced today that it is seeking applicants to serve as members of its consensus body, which is being formed to formally update its new construction assessment protocol – ANSI/GBI 01-2010:  Green Building…

Green Building Initiative Invited to White House Rural Council Event to Support Growth of Green Building, Jobs, and Rural Communities

PORTLAND, Ore., March 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Green Building Initiative (GBI) Vice President for National Affairs Erin Shaffer participated in an event at the U.S. Department of Agriculture headquarters on Tuesday, March 18th, designed to highlight the Obama Administration's commitm…

Green Building Initiative Launches Guiding Principles Compliance Program for New Construction of Federal Buildings

PORTLAND, Ore., Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ – The Green Building Initiative (GBI) today announced the launch of Guiding Principles Compliance for New Construction (GPC NC) of federal buildings, according to GBI president Jerry Yudelson. This program for assessing building sustainabi…

GBI to Offer AIA Approved Course Free for 60 Days to Train New Green Globes Professionals

"Architects can help meet rising demand and earn five AIA credits."

PORTLAND, Ore., Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ – The Green Building Initiative™ (GBI) announced today that between Feb. 13 and April 15 it will provide free access to its online certification course for Green Glob…

American Forest Foundation DC Headquarters Awarded Three Green Globes for Sustainable Design

Rating reflects nonprofit's mission
PORTLAND, Ore., Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — The Green Building Initiative™ (GBI) has awarded its second-highest rating of three Green Globes® to the new Washington, DC headquarters of the American Forest Foundation (AFF) for its environmentall…

Green Building Initiative Welcomes New President Jerry Yudelson

Leading speaker, author, green building advocate and LEED ® Fellow to help grow GBI's Green Globes ® rating system
PORTLAND, Ore., Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — The Green Building Initiative (GBI) announced today that it has named Jerry Yudelson as its president to accelerate growth o…