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Published on 26 Mar 2015 Written by Christopher Gray Posted in LEED

2014’s Top 10 States have shown tremendous leadership in the green building movement by certifying 1,662 commercial and institutional projects representing 251.7 million square feet of real estate. These buildings will have...

Published on 26 Mar 2015 Written by Nora Knox Posted in Industry

You're invited to join leaders from the energy, defense and technology sectors to discuss and debate innovative solutions for securing the country’s energy resources at Securing America's Energy Future, hosted by the Washington Post.

This live event will explore threats to...

Published on 26 Mar 2015 Written by Marie Laule Posted in Center for Green Schools

During the 2014-2015 academic year, 22 students from the University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) are participating in a multi-term LEED® Labcourse,...

Published on 25 Mar 2015 Written by Jeremy Sigmon Posted in LEED

This article was originally published on GBIG Insight. Read on Insight.

Yesterday, the USGBC Northern...

Published on 25 Mar 2015 Posted in Community

This month, Tiffany Pupa was recognized as one of USGBC's Above and Beyond Volunteers, which is a volunteer leader whose contributions have led to outstanding achievements in the green building movement.

Tiffany serves as the president of USGBC Students at Michigan State...

Published on 25 Mar 2015 Written by Marta Drzymala Posted in LEED

If you have ever submitted a LEED project for certification, you are familiar with the Review Report in LEED Online that captures all the comments, educational notes and clarification requests from your LEED reviewer. 

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

At first glance, the additional work and alternative materials needed to build green may seem like a burdensome cost, but closer attention reveals this perception to be misleading. If sustainability is viewed as an expensive add-on to a building, we would mistake efforts to reduce energy costs...

Published on 24 Mar 2015 Written by Paul Scialla Posted in Industry

A conversation that is rapidly emerging in our industry, and one that is especially important in a large and growing country like China, is: How can the places we build and operate contribute to the health and wellbeing of the people who work and live there?

Given that we spend...

Published on 24 Mar 2015 Written by Fleming Roberts Posted in LEED

We are now accepting nominations for the 2014 LEED for Homes Awards. 

Did you work on a truly exemplary green home in 2014? Are you a developer or homebuilder who has gone above and beyond with LEED? If...

Published on 24 Mar 2015 Written by Ana Leilani Ka'ah... Posted in Industry

With the arrival of spring, the sun is shining brighter than ever.

Here are some of the ways we’ve designed our space to maximize daylight and views, save energy and enhance the indoor environmental quality of our working space in the process:

  1. An...

Published on 24 Mar 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 24 Mar 2015 Written by Anisa Baldwin Met... Posted in Center for Green Schools

Over the past four years, the Department of Education’s Green Ribbon Schools Award (ED-Green Ribbon Schools) has united the national green schools movement with a universal set of criteria....

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