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Published on 18 Apr 2014 Written by Jacob Kriss Posted in Industry
Smog in Singapore, via Flickr

Here’s our weekly collection of green building clips:

USGBC Vice President of Research Chris Pyke spoke to multiple outlets about his contribution to the new report...

Published on 18 Apr 2014 Written by Nora Knox Posted in Community

Why should your organization become a USGBC member

We asked hundreds of members what they value about their membership.

Here's what they had to say.

"Love the new platinum membership and the...

Published on 17 Apr 2014 Written by Hannah Wilber Posted in Center for Green Schools

Now in its fifth year, The Princeton Review’s Guide to 332 Green Colleges, 2014 Edition, released today, profiles higher education institutions in the United States and Canada that demonstrate notable commitments to...

Published on 16 Apr 2014 Written by Joseph Crea Posted in LEED

The World Bank building in South Sudan had its challenges. The site was located in an area with no electricity supply, access to local building materials were few and far between, not to mention that during the design and entire construction period the client for the building was based in...

Published on 16 Apr 2014 Written by Nils Kok Posted in LEED

Last week the Global Real Estate Sustainability Benchmark (GRESB), launched its 2014 Survey. The release marks the fifth consecutive year that GRESB has been working to provide institutional investors with timely and actionable information about property companies and private equity funds....

Published on 15 Apr 2014 Written by Nora Knox Posted in Community

At USGBC, we couldn't do what we do without our members.

It is through their commitment, expertise, and engagement, that our movement continues to thrive. Every day, we are making our way toward a healthier,...

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Our 21st year

Published on 14 Apr 2014 Written by Rick Fedrizzi Posted in LEED

Turning 21 years old marks an important right of passage, at least here in the U.S. You’re now officially old enough to do a few things you were probably already doing anyway. Hopefully, now that you can do them legally, you’ve also figured out how to do them more...

Published on 14 Apr 2014 Written by Joseph Crea Posted in LEED

We know. "In The Know" took a several week long — unannounced — hiatus. Maggie and I apologize, but we have been working on a number of international efforts that have kept us occupied!

In short, we’re back, so is...

Published on 14 Apr 2014 Written by Chris Pyke Posted in Industry

Chris Pyke, vice president of research at the U.S. Green Building Council, is a lead author for Chapter 9: Residential and Commercial Buildings in the third installment of a new report from the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change.

The United Nations...

Published on 11 Apr 2014 Written by Jacob Kriss Posted in Industry
New Orleans

Here’s our weekly collection of green building clips:

New Orleans' entrepreneurs see niches, fill them, USA Today. Check out this profile of the...

Published on 10 Apr 2014 Written by Jacob Kriss Posted in Media

Washington, D.C. — (April 10, 2014) — The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) has named the recipients of the 2013 LEED for Homes Awards, recognizing projects, developers and homebuilders that have demonstrated outstanding leadership in residential green building....

Published on 09 Apr 2014 Written by Casey Studhalter Posted in LEED

The Housing Authority of the City of Milwaukee has proven that sustainable, supportive and healthy communities aren’t limited to the nation’s top zip codes or tony neighborhoods.  The Westlawn Gardens ...

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