Press Releases

LOS ANGELES (October 25, 2023) The U.S. Green Building Council – Los Angeles (USGBC-LA) today is releasing a white paper, “The Energy Cost of Water”, a comprehensive effort to delve into a crucial, but often overlooked aspect of water management – the embedded energy and carbon costs associated with water usage. For this paper, the […]
Multi-Year Program to Address Occupant Health through Education and Electrification Implementation LOS ANGELES (September 29, 2023) Los Angeles has one of the highest ratios of single-family homes in low income communities in the country with many of these homes in  under-resourced neighborhoods being energy inefficient and burdening residents with  higher utility costs and negative impacts […]
USGBC-LA Releases 2nd Annual Pilot Flight Manual Featuring New Cohort of 14 Companies Worldwide, Current Pilot Projects LOS ANGELES (September 21, 2023) The Net Zero Accelerator (NZA), a program of the U.S. Green Building Council-Los Angeles (USGBC-LA), is proud to announce that Kit Switch, a member company of the 2023 NZA cohort, was awarded the […]
USGBC-LA Selects 2023 Net Zero Accelerator Cohort, Helping Drive Viable Building Tech into Desirable Los Angeles Market, Delivering Valuable Pilot Opportunities LOS ANGELES (July 19, 2023) The U.S. Green Building Council-Los Angeles (USGBC-LA) is proud to announce the 2023 cohort of the world’s first Net Zero Accelerator (NZA). The NZA helps position selected pilot-ready, building-focused […]
  LOS ANGELES (May 22, 2023)  The U.S. Green Building-Los Angeles Chapter’s (USGBC-LA) Civic Green Building Awards were presented at the 22nd Annual My Green Building Conference and Expo (MyGBCE) on May 18th. The awards recognized 11 exceptional efforts in sustainable buildings within city or county government. They also recognized: a top civic entity, and […]
NEW YORK (March 23, 2023) Los Angeles, California Pilot:  Through 50L Home, Electrolux Group, IKEA, Kohler Co., and Procter & Gamble are joining forces with the U.S. Green Building Council – Los Angeles to implement a demonstration pilot in Los Angeles, California. This unique effort to integrate solutions from different market leaders will demonstrate how […]
12th Annual Sustainable Innovation Awards to be Announced at U.S. Green Building Council-L.A. Chapter Green Gala Tonight, with Two Projects of the Year Recognized Community Leaders include The Walt Disney Company, L.A. City Councilmember Nithya Raman, Stand LA, Climate Resolve Los Angeles, CA (December 8, 2022) – Tonight at its 18th Annual Green Gala, the […]
LOS ANGELES (September 30, 2022) The recent extreme heat and ongoing severe drought are just two of the most current examples of growing climate change impacts that take a toll on all of us, in particular those in our low income and/or historically underserved communities. The increasing need for education, resources, and inclusion in programs […]
LOS ANGELES (September 6, 2022) Southern California now faces a 365-days-a-year fire season with devastating and potentially deadly consequences. The U.S. Green Building Council-Los Angeles Chapter (USGBC-LA) has been working with a suite of experts to provide steps residents can take to protect properties, to reduce wildfire hazards, and increase resilience. USGBC-LA is announcing a […]
LOS ANGELES (August 23, 2022)  The U.S. Green Building Council-Los Angeles Chapter  (USGBC-LA) has selected its Board of Directors for 2022 – 2023, with increased representation from the financial sector and the growing field of ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance). The 24-person Board of Directors represents the architecture, engineering and construction (AEC) community along with […]
LOS ANGELES (June 23, 2022) The U.S. Green Building Council-Los Angeles Chapter (USGBC-LA) is proud to announce the 2022 cohort of the world’s first Net Zero Accelerator (NZA). The NZA helps position selected pilot-ready, building-focused technologies for success by accelerating their market entry throughout the greater Los Angeles region and beyond through collaboration with marquee […]
LOS ANGELES (June 15, 2022) Adding nature to urban spaces can be a game changer – it canraise life expectancies, speed physical healing, treat PTSD, and increase civility. The ReverenceProject’s Survivor’s Healing Garden, located in the heart of Watts, is a big step in aiming toachieve these outcomes, as well as address environmental issues driven […]

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