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Published on 26 May 2017 Written by Erin Cooke Posted in Community

In April, San Francisco Airport (SFO) co-hosted an event with USGBC Northern California...

Published on 26 May 2017 Written by Emile Lauzzana Posted in Community

USGBC Detroit Region is celebrating the launch of the Detroit 2030 District at an upcoming event on Wed., June 7 from 4...

Published on 26 May 2017 Written by Sarah Beth Harkless Posted in Community

On May 6, USGBC North Carolina's Charlotte-based Emerging Professionals lent a hand in an Adopt-a-Stream creek clean-up on Little Sugar...

Published on 26 May 2017 Written by Patti Mason Posted in Community

On May 4, the U.S. Department of Education announced the recipients of the 2017 U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools (ED-GRS), an awards program that acknowledges a deep commitment to sustainable practices among the nation...

Published on 25 May 2017 Written by Emile Lauzzana Posted in Community

USGBC Detroit Region is pleased to announce its first annual Sustainable Detroit Forum, "Showcasing our Healthy High-Performance City." The event will take place on October 25, 2017, from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at t...

Published on 25 May 2017 Written by Elizabeth Beardsley Posted in Advocacy and policy

Through our partnership with Capital E, USGBC is pleased to offer a preview of groundbreaking research from USGBC Lifetime Achievement Awardee Greg Kats and Keith...

Published on 25 May 2017 Written by Julia Feder Posted in Education

You want the best courses, and we've got them. Check out this month's selection of three courses to grow your LEED, green building and sustainability knowledge. 

In May, we're featuring courses on life cycle assessment (LCA): what...

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...

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