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LEED Green Associate Exam Prep Course

Did you know that the LEED Green Associate exam comprises 50 percent of the content in the LEED AP Exam and counts toward a LEED AP credential? Those who receive their LEED Green Associate credential will only be required to complete and pass the "Specialty" portion of the LEED AP exam to achieve a LEED AP credential. Come join our study group beginning Sept. 22!

2017 Green Building Student Poster Competition

Students are invited to submit work for the 2017 Green Building Student Poster Competition. This year's theme is "Enough for all forever." Posters may present: research, a thesis, community project(s), or a unique academic experience. This is a great opportunity to share your creative ideas!

East Tennessee: Green Village Green Home Summit

USGBC Tennessee is supporting the first Green Village Green Home Summit, taking place Oct. 22 in Knoxville.

Hampton Roads Sustainable Living Expo

USGBC Hampton Roads will be an exhibitor at this event which is a family-friendly, regional event designed to engage the greater Hampton Roads community in exploring the balance between social, economic, and environmental responsibility.​

Athens Branch: Lunch & Learn - Building Envelope Technologies for Energy-efficient Designs

Save the date for Monday, Oct. 24 for USGBC Georgia Athen's Branch Lunch & Learn, focused on building envelope technologies for energy-efficient designs.

LEED Breakfast Club: Vision & Goal Setting

Setting a vision and goals around sustainability may seem like a very simple thing to do, but it is one of the more difficult aspects of implementing sustainability. In this course you will learn how use a technique called “backcasting” to set an organization’s “north star” and establish short-, medium-, and long-term goals that move the company towards its sustainable vision.

LEED v4 Training: The Intersection of Collaboration, Performance & Well-Being

Join USGBC Nevada on Tuesday, Oct. 25 for a half-day workshop on LEED v4 at the Nevada Discovery Museum in Reno. The workshop will focus on the importance of three key areas: collaboration, performance, and well-being.

Green the Church Summit Baltimore

The Green the Church Summit taps into the power and purpose of the African American church community and explores and expands the role of churches as centers for environmental, social and economic resilience. This summit elevates and supports three core pillars: amplifying green theology, promoting sustainable practice and building power for change. Powerful, inspiring sermons and keynotes from faith leaders driving green initiatives from within their churches will anchor a powerful two days of engagement. Breakout sessions feature education for religious leaders, advocates, social justice ministries and church facility and operations decision makers.

USGBC North Carolina Charlotte Branch October Program: E-Waste & Recycling BMPS

Come and network with 100+ like-minded professionals at Byron's South End! Enjoy a nice hot buffet lunch along with great networking while earning CEU's!

Daylighting Fundamentals

Mark your calendars for Oct. 25 to shed a little light on how daylighting can benefit occupant health, productivity and energy.

GreenGive: Heart of Green

Join USGBC National Capital Region's Emerging Professionals for a happy hour and silent auction in Lutron's newly renovated Commercial Experience Center. All proceeds from this lively evening of food and drink will benefit Calvary Women's Services.

WELL Workshop: Understanding the WELL Building Standard™

“Understanding the WELL Building Standard” is a one-day intensive workshop designed to introduce the intent, key elements, and requirements of the WELL Building Standard, the world’s first building standard focused exclusively on the health and wellness of the people in the buildings.

SITES Workshop

Join USGBC Minnesota, and ASLA Minnesota for a one-day regional workshop on the concepts and goals of sustainable and regenerative land design via the Sustainable Sites Initiative™ (SITES™)

Beyond the Building Tour

Tour Madison Metropolitan Sewerage District's new Core Maintenance Building. The project was recently awarded LEED Platinum Certification, including significant achievements in energy and water efficiency.

Piedmont Triad Branch: Highlights of Greenbuild 2016

Discover what was new and exciting at Greenbuild 2016, the world's largest conference and expo dedicated to green building, at USGBC North Carolina Triad Branch's presentation on Oct. 27.

USGBC Georgia Savannah Branch: Green Scene

Meet other sustainability professionals in your community at Green Scene hosted by the USGBC Georgia Savannah Branch.

October Green: 10 Years of USGBC Mississippi

Celebrate 10 years of USGBC Mississippi at October Green, taking place Oct 27 at Business Interiors in Ridgeland.

Idaho Energy and Green Building Conference

Save the date for the annual Idaho Energy and Green Building Conference, where you can hear from industry experts and exhibitors about the latest technology, energy codes, strategies and practices.

NFMT Conference

USGBC Nevada will be in the Expo Hall at the National Facilities Management and Technology Conference & Exposition.

LEED Green Associate Exam Prep Course

Did you know that the LEED Green Associate exam comprises 50 percent of the content in the LEED AP Exam and counts toward a LEED AP credential? Those who receive their LEED Green Associate credential will only be required to complete and pass the "Specialty" portion of the LEED AP exam to achieve a LEED AP credential. Come join our study group beginning Nov. 1!

Triangle Education Committee Meeting

Triangle Education Committee meetings occur the first Tuesday of every month from 4-5 p.m.

LEED v4: A Survival Guide

Gain a better grasp of LEED v4 in this Tuesday, Nov. 1 evening seminar at DPR Construction. We'll review changes to LEED under v4, focusing on the structural changes, implications for LEED practitioners and the new rating systems.

USGBC Idaho Community Celebration

Mark your calendar for Tuesday, Nov. 1 to celebrate with USGBC Idaho another year of successful green building in the Gem State!

Tour: Treecycle America's Sawmill - Carolina Urban Lumber

Meet USGBC North Carolina's Emerging Professionals during a Nov. 1 evening tour of Treecycle America's sawmill, Carolina Urban Lumber, in Charlotte.

Engineering Green 2016

Join USGBC Maryland and the Maryland Section of ASCE for the 6th Annual Engineering Green Conference.

Sustainability Leadership Breakfast: Human Health & Transparency (IIDA Tennessee Chapter)

Join USGBC Tennessee on Nov. 2 for the Sustainability Leadership Breakfast focusing on human health and transparency.

Lunch + LEED | Getting the Most from Your Energy & Daylight Model

Join USGBC Arizona for a Nov. 2 Lunch + LEED presentation by Charlie Popeck and John Cribbs, who will discuss best practices for Energy & Daylight Modeling. They'll share how an Energy Model provides design teams with data that offers better insight throughout the design process.

Midvalley Green Drinks

Join the Roaring Fork Branch in a monthly Midvalley Green Drinks. This a great opportunity to catch up and network. See you there!

Charlotte Monthly Emerging Professionals Committee Meeting

<p>The Charlotte Emerging Professionals (EPros) Committee is held on the first Wednesday of each month at The Broken Spoke.</p>

Forever Green 2016

Every year, we gather together at our Forever Green awards ceremony to celebrate the progress that has been made by people and projects in our region toward more sustainable buildings. Our awards focus on green schools, historic preservation, renewable energy, energy efficiency, sustainable development, LEED, and more. This year, we are honored to have Acting Secretary Patrick McDonnell of the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection as our keynote speaker.

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