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Published on 28 May 2015 Written by Tom Marseille Posted in Industry

Sustainability metrics typically focus on energy and water independently. This is reflected in standardized metrics like energy use intensity (EUI) and the lesser used water use intensity (WUI). But, in practice, water and energy use are interlinked in intricate and often overlooked ways,...

Published on 28 May 2015 Written by Alison Gregor Posted in Industry

This article was originally published in the May/June 2015 issue of USGBC+. Read the original version.

The journey toward sustainable building and environmental stewardship is not just an individual one, but a...

Published on 28 May 2015 Written by Marisa Long Posted in Industry

May 28, 2015 (Washington, DC) – In a recent signing ceremony, Bureau Veritas and Green Business Certification Inc. (GBCI), the certification body for the U.S. Green Building Council’s LEED green building program, finalized the terms of their exclusive global agreement to facilitate...

Published on 27 May 2015 Written by Magdiel Aguilar 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 last year’s Greenbuild, 156 individuals received some type of scholarship to Greenbuild....

Published on 27 May 2015 Written by Emily Riordan Posted in Center for Green Schools

The Green Apple Day of Service brings together thousands of students, teachers, parents and community leaders from around the globe to improve our school environments through service projects, education, community events and more. 

This year's Green Apple Day of...

Published on 27 May 2015 Written by Melanie Share Posted in Education

USGBC Faculty are experienced educators with a strong background in professional education, training, and facilitation. The Faculty designation recognizes professionals who are highly experienced and knowledgeable...

Published on 26 May 2015 Posted in Center for Green Schools

The best place to find out about sustainable design and purchasing trends that are shaping today’s cutting-edge learning environments is EDspaces, which is an international tradeshow and conference that brings together professionals who design,...

Published on 26 May 2015 Written by Kelly Worden Posted in LEED

Strong evidence indicates that where we live, work, learn, and play affects our health and well-being. Green building professionals are in a unique position to ensure that their projects minimize health risks and capitalize on opportunities to improve health.

With funding from the...

Published on 26 May 2015 Written by Taryn Holowka Posted in LEED

“How many of you are familiar with LEED? And how many of your are using LEED today?”

At a LEED for Retail roundtable discussion in Serbia last month, this attendee poll resulted in 60 percent and 10 percent, respectively. While I was surprised by these numbers, I also saw...

Published on 26 May 2015 Written by Jennifer Easton Posted in LEED

Join us for a free webinar on the future of building performance during one of our two remaining dates.   

The LEED Dynamic Plaque is a building performance monitoring and scoring platform that gives you a current...

Published on 22 May 2015 Written by Joseph Crea Posted in LEED

Standing in the Xinyi District of Taipei, an area known for its Grade A office buildings and vibrant shopping malls, TAIPEI 101 stands, representing a worldwide precedent for sustainable skyscraper development. Not...

Published on 22 May 2015 Written by Ana Leilani Ka'ah... Posted in Industry

As this year’s Greenbuild fast approaches (coming November 18-20, 2015), I sat down with Emily English, Director of the National Capital Region, to discuss some of the many exciting activities underway.

There’s a...

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