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Published on 29 Jun 2015 Written by Nora Knox Posted in Education

GBCI recently launched the newly acquired SITES rating system, which is the most comprehensive program and toolkit for developing sustainable landscapes....

Published on 29 Jun 2015 Written by Alyssa Campagnoni Posted in Education

Last month, we celebrated the incredible growth of Education @USGBC. We shared with you that over 100,000 hours of green building and sustainability education have...

Published on 28 Jun 2015 Written by Taryn Holowka Posted in Media

(Washington, D.C. – June 28, 2015) USGBC announced today that Rick Fedrizzi, the visionary founder of USGBC and CEO since 2003, will not seek renewal of his contract as USGBC’s CEO at the end of 2016, paving the way for an organizational leadership transition in 2017.



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Published on 28 Jun 2015 Written by Kimberly Lewis Posted in Community

Today we kick off Convergence at USGBC in San Diego, Calif. Convergence is our annual mid-year event that’s part knowledge exchange, part inspirational infusion, and part family reunion.

Throughout history, humans have gathered to find commonalities, share ideas, and...

Published on 26 Jun 2015 Written by Badri Patel Posted in Industry

Over the last 15 years LEED has emerged as the perfect brand to cultivate a conversation around sustainability and motivate individuals to incorporate sustainability values into our building environment.

In...

Published on 26 Jun 2015 Posted in Center for Green Schools

No matter which school they attend, most modern children use smartphones and download apps. As a green teacher from San Francisco, I'm passionate about all things education and environment—and apps are a great tool to increase the awareness of environmental changes.

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Published on 25 Jun 2015 Written by Melanie Share Posted in Education

USGBC Education Partners are leaders, trusted voices and reputable providers of green building and sustainability education. You can access their courses on ...

Published on 25 Jun 2015 Written by Nora Knox Posted in Industry

Put simply a green roof is roofing system with vegetation; a green roof is often also known as a vegetated roof or a living roof. 

These roofs can be found on a variety of building types, including both commercial and residential buildings—and the roof may be partially or...

Published on 25 Jun 2015 Written by Clayton Moses Audi Posted in Community

For the past seven years USGBC has made Greenbuild accessible to people who would otherwise not be able to attend through a scholarship program. At Greenbuild 2014, 156 individuals received some type of scholarship to Greenbuild....

Published on 24 Jun 2015 Written by Emma Hughes Posted in LEED

Do you believe deeply in the USGBC vision that buildings and communities will regenerate and sustain the health and vitality of all life within a generation? Are you interested in how the LEED rating system improves and evolves over time? Do you have experience with, or in-depth knowledge of,...

Published on 24 Jun 2015 Written by Aline Peterson Posted in Center for Green Schools

Elon University, located in central North Carolina, is a liberal arts university with nationally recognized professional programs in business, communications, education, law and health sciences. Since its...

Published on 24 Jun 2015 Written by Martin Grohman Posted in Advocacy and policy

The Senate Democratic Caucus meets regularly in a roundtable format to hear from industry and thought leaders about various issues surrounding the policy work they are engaged in. These meetings provide an open forum for the provision of new information to government leaders, as well as an...

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