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Published on 28 Aug 2015 Written by Fleming Roberts Posted in LEED

Last week, USGBC honored seven outstanding home builders, developers and projects that have demonstrated outstanding leadership and innovation in residential green building by awarding them with prestigious...

Published on 28 Aug 2015 Written by Andrew Condon Posted in Media

The USGBC volunteer awards, which were given out at USGBC’s annual mid-year meeting, Convergence, recognize individuals for their incredible work and leadership over the...

Published on 28 Aug 2015 Written by Joseph Crea Posted in LEED

LEED professionals are key leaders of the green building industry. Earning a LEED professional credential—including the LEED Green Associate; LEED AP (Accredited Professional); LEED Fellow and various certificate designations—denotes qualified expertise in green building. LEED...

Published on 27 Aug 2015 Written by Clay Nesler Posted in International

Energy efficiency improvements in the building sector can yield significant financial and environmental benefits included reduced energy costs, decreased greenhouse gas emissions, improved occupant health and increased local employment. However, long standing market and policy barriers stand in...

Published on 27 Aug 2015 Posted in Industry

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

How the ancient Egyptians built the pyramids matters to climate change.

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Published on 26 Aug 2015 Written by Kunal Gulati Posted in Education

Pioneers of PEER podcast is a series dedicated to professionals spearheading sustainable energy delivery initiatives within the electricity sector, hosted by John Kelly.

Pioneers of PEER gives an overview to...

Published on 26 Aug 2015 Written by Nora Knox Posted in LEED

Today, Canada's architects, construction firms, energy companies, city planners, enterprises and politicians are working together to create the sustainable cities of tomorrow.  

Canada is the home to over 2,200 LEED-certified projects, totaling over 30 million gross square meters of...

Published on 26 Aug 2015 Written by Christopher Gray Posted in Advocacy and policy

Over the course of two decades, Catherine Tumber has had a distinguished career as a researcher, journalist and university lecturer. She has a Ph.D. in U.S. social and cultural history, and has been a research associate for the MIT School of Architecture and Planning’s Community Innovator...

Published on 26 Aug 2015 Written by Kimberly Lewis Posted in Community

The spirit and excitement of USGBC’s global community collaborative flowed through the City of Sao Paulo earlier this month as we gathered with Green Building Council Brasil (GBC Brasil) for its annual...

Published on 25 Aug 2015 Written by Jaime Van Mourik Posted in Center for Green Schools

Institutions of higher education represent many things to many different people. They are temples of learning, understanding and growth, centers for research and discovery, homes away from home during some of the most formative years of young adulthood and, often, beacons of leadership on...

Published on 25 Aug 2015 Posted in Industry

Thinking about disasters is a hard sell. But whether we think about them or not, we pay for them. According to the 2015 UNISDR Global Assessment Report, expected annual global losses are estimated to reach $314 billion in the built environment alone.  All indicators suggest that the...

Published on 25 Aug 2015 Written by Andrew Condon Posted in Community

The USGBC volunteer awards, which were given out at USGBC’s annual mid-year meeting, Convergence, recognize individuals for their incredible work and leadership over the course of the year....

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