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Published on 24 May 2017 Written by Premnath Sundharam Posted in Sponsored

Sustainability is an ever-evolving conversation. It’s now moved beyond resource conservation efforts to include climate change, human health and well-being, resilience, regeneration and ecosystem integrity. Such a broadened definition of sustainability today requires new perspectives in...

Published on 24 May 2017 Written by Peter J. Arsenaul... Posted in Community

On May 6, USGBC North Carolina's Piedmont Triad Branch took part in a...

Published on 24 May 2017 Written by Alysson Blackwelder Posted in Advocacy and policy

Following our successful day visiting state legislators in April, USGBC Nevada has seen favorable progress on...

Published on 24 May 2017 Written by Brenden McEneaney Posted in Advocacy and policy

April was a busy month for USGBC’s advocacy and policy work in California. The Municipal Green Building Conference and Expo (MGBCE) held in Los Angeles provided Southern California building advocates with their annual...

Published on 23 May 2017 Written by Aline Peterson Posted in Community

Last year, more than 450 students attended the Student Summit at the...

Published on 23 May 2017 Written by Marisa Long Posted in Media

Between 40,000 to 77,000 new jobs per year created with renewal of 179D tax deduction

Washington, D.C.—May 23, 2017—As many as 77,000 new design and construction jobs would be created annually over 10 years—along with almost $7.4...

Published on 23 May 2017 Written by Cindy Zork Posted in Community

Last month, USGBC Arizona hosted a successful Case Studies and Cocktails event in...

Published on 23 May 2017 Written by Kay Killmann Posted in LEED

Last week, GBCI, the certifying body for all projects participating in the globally recognized LEED green building rating system, ...

Published on 23 May 2017 Written by Heather Benjamin Posted in Community

When USGBC released the LEED in Motion: Venues report earlier this year, we also shared our...

Published on 22 May 2017 Written by Leticia McCadden Posted in LEED

Did you work on a truly exemplary green home in 2016? Are you a developer or homebuilder who has gone above and beyond with LEED? If so, we want to turn the spotlight on your great work.

The LEED Homes Awards recognize architects,...

Published on 22 May 2017 Written by Emma Arnold Posted in Center for Green Schools

Over the years, the Center for Green Schools, together with many partner organizations, has published a range of research and best practices for green schools. From white papers to reports and research papers, these resources...

Published on 22 May 2017 Written by Marisa Long Posted in Industry

Last week I had the honor of participating in a panel titled “A New Paradigm: How Companies Can be Agents of Social Change,” at the World Social Marketing Conference. The panel focused on ways companies can...

Published on 19 May 2017 Written by Brent Suski Posted in Community

On May 3, about 300 green building professionals and sustainability experts from the Midwest, joined USGBC Minnesota at the Saint Paul RiverCentre for the sixth annual IMPACT...

Published on 19 May 2017 Written by Holly Baird Posted in Community

On May 10, the USGBC Tennessee community recognized the Terra House Apartments in Nashville. Terra House, which has achieved LEED Gold certification...

Published on 19 May 2017 Written by Batya Metalitz Posted in LEED

USGBC offers a resource for LEED project teams on prevention through design: a set of two webinars available on Education @USGBC.

The concept of "prevention...

Published on 19 May 2017 Written by Elizabeth Beardsley Posted in Advocacy and policy

The American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy (ACEEE) has released its annual City Energy Efficiency Scorecard Report. Ranking 51 large U.S. cities, the report...

Published on 19 May 2017 Written by Rodney Bischof Posted in Community

How did you celebrate Earth Day? Here in Fargo, USGBC North Dakota was partying with the Red River Zoo at its annual Party for the PlanetTM event...

Published on 19 May 2017 Written by Alica Dzelilovic Posted in Community

Women in the green building industry came together on May 8 with USGBC National Capital Region to celebrate progress and set new goals.

Inside the great ballroom at the University of the District of Columbia's...

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