PCI | HealthDev is a proud member of U.S. Green Building Council®
). The Washington, D.C. based USGBC is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization committed to a prosperous and sustainable future for our nation through cost-efficient and energy-saving green buildings.
As a member, PCI is committed to environmentally friendly construction practices for all its medical facility developments - from dialysis clinics to oncology centers. USGBC's Mission is "to transform the way buildings and communities are designed, built and operated, enabling an environmentally and socially responsible, healthy, and prosperous environment that improves the quality of life."
Today, buildings in the United States are responsible for 39% of CO2 emissions, 40% of energy consumption, 13% water consumption and 15% of GDP per year, making green building a source of significant economic and environmental opportunity. Greater building efficiency can meet 85% of future U.S. demand for energy, and a national commitment to green building has the potential to generate 2.5 million American jobs.
The USGBC is committed to a prosperous and sustainable future for our nation through cost efficient and energy saving green buildings. With a community comprising 78 local affiliates, more than 20,000 member companies and organizations, and more than 140,000 LEED®
, USGBC is the driving force of an industry that is projected to contribute $554 billion to the U.S. gross domestic product from 2009 - 2013. USGBC leads an unlikely diverse constituency of builders and environmentalists, corporations and nonprofit organizations, elected officials and concerned citizens, and teachers and students. USGBC is the developer of the LEED green building certification program and the governor of the Greenbuild®
International Conference & Expo.
For more information, please go to www.USGBC.org
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