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Published on 28 Jul 2014 Written by Kehan DeSousa Posted in Community

Nominate yourself today for the 2015 Board of Directors.

Online applications are open until Wednesday, July 30, 2014, at 5 pm PDT.

Published on 28 Jul 2014 Written by Emma Pettit Posted in LEED

This article is part 1 of a 4 part series on "Greening your college life."
As a college student, I know first-hand that it can seem difficult to lead a sustainable life in college. Dorm buildings are often less energy efficient, recycling options might be limited,...

Published on 24 Jul 2014 Written by Mahesh Ramanujam Posted in LEED

With each visit I make to China I continue to stand in awe of the presence of LEED and the leaders behind it.

After my second trip to China this year, I can assure you that LEED is alive and well. This is because true market...

Published on 24 Jul 2014 Written by Nora Knox Posted in LEED

You've decided to pursue the LEED Green Associate professional credential, but you aren't sure how to start preparing for the exam.

Review this cheat sheet for a description of exam content areas, which include task domains and knowledge domains.

  1. Task Domains reflect the...

Published on 23 Jul 2014 Written by Nora Knox Posted in Education

Insightful courses are the best. 

Check out this month's top three courses to gain insight and grow your LEED expertise.

1. Building as an...

Published on 23 Jul 2014 Written by Emily Riordan Posted in Center for Green Schools

We are 10 weeks out from the official Green Apple Day of Service, but that didn't stop anyone at Aptitud Community Academy in San Jose, Calif., from getting his or her hands dirty this weekend.

On Sunday, July 20, I spent the day with...

Published on 22 Jul 2014 Written by Adam Sledd Posted in Industry

This article originally appeared on on July 22, 2014.

When the U.S. Green Building Council makes big changes to its systems or standards, the real estate industry takes...

Published on 22 Jul 2014 Written by Ryan P. Snow Posted in Greenbuild

Are you a student, emerging professional, faith leader, community developer or non-traditional professional?

If so, we invite you to apply for a Greenbuild scholarship to attend Greenbuild...

Published on 21 Jul 2014 Written by Dean DiPietro Posted in LEED

Looking for a LEED review to be completed this year, or before Greenbuild?

If so, be sure to submit for review on time! See below for application deadlines based on typical review timelines.

Deadlines to submit for review and achieve certification in 2014


Published on 18 Jul 2014 Posted in Media
Bangalore, India. Ming-yen Hsu via Flickr

Ranjani Govind of The Hindu reports on a recent trip by USGBC executives to India and a major announcement of a new partnership with The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI).

LEED with a regional perspective

Parameters will be applicable...

Published on 18 Jul 2014 Written by Ana Leilani Ka'ah... Posted in LEED

As an 11-year USGBC veteran and headquarters tour guide, you could say I've developed an affinity for our space.

Check out my Q&A to get the inside scoop on the USGBC headquarters tour...

Published on 18 Jul 2014 Written by Allison Carr Posted in LEED

Vacation season is in full swing!

Take a look at our city maps on Pinterest to plan a visit to some of the best LEED certified spots in a few of America’s favorite cities. (Click the maps below to view on Pinterest)....

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