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Published on 31 Jul 2015 Posted in Industry

Building occupants directly and indirectly control a significant portion of a facility’s energy use. Positive engagement with building tenants is a smart energy management, to be sure—but it’s also a sound business strategy.

Here are three of the biggest reasons to hop...

Published on 31 Jul 2015 Written by Lauren Hacias Posted in LEED

Located in a LEED EBOM Gold building, Nixon Peabody’s new Washington, D.C. office is at the forefront of green building technology.

To celebrate the opening, the firm recently hosted a panel...

Published on 31 Jul 2015 Written by Ashley Katz Posted in Community

Download our latest USGBC-branded wallpaper for your desktop, laptop, tablet, smartphone. Did we mention that it's free?  

(Click the links below to download.)

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Published on 30 Jul 2015 Written by Emma Arnold Posted in Center for Green Schools

Green cleaning in schools has long been championed by parents, school staff, sustainability leaders, and cleaning industry professionals, but what about by state leadership?

Since 2006, 10 states and the District of Columbia have implemented laws which address green cleaning in schools....

Published on 30 Jul 2015 Written by Nora Knox Posted in Industry

In Brazil, LEED certifications are becoming increasingly commonplace. There are over 5.22 million gross square meters of LEED space and there are more than 991 LEED-certified and registered projects. Additionally,...

Published on 30 Jul 2015 Written by Sarah Buente Posted in LEED

A few months ago, I wrote about how LEED projects all over the world are soaring to new heights, profiling five iconic LEED certified global skyscrapers that are industry leaders in...

Published on 30 Jul 2015 Posted in Community

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

Published on 30 Jul 2015 Written by Joel Housman Posted in Education

Last year USGBC released an app, which enabled users to read USGBC publications and articles on an iPad through a beautiful, and easy-to-use interface.

The app provides access to the latest news and articles published on usgbc.org, as well as access to all publications...

Published on 29 Jul 2015 Posted in International

Korea’s Songdo International Business District (IBD) has reached another green building milestone and now totals 19.5 million square feet of LEED-certified space. Songdo IBD, an exciting new 1,500-acre city...

Published on 29 Jul 2015 Written by Kehan DeSousa Posted in Community

The new Advisory Council will provide USGBC with the industry insights and deep technical experience that are critical to USGBC as it seeks to position itself for future success...

Published on 29 Jul 2015 Posted in Center for Green Schools

Green Apple Day of Service project from earlier this year has already gained national attention from the likes of the Washington Post and LA’s National Public Radio for its approach to solving the rapid decline in native...

Published on 29 Jul 2015 Written by Julia Pergolini Posted in International

USGBC’s announcement of 2015’s Top 10 Countries for LEED comes during a historic time for the international green movement.

In the time since USGBC announced the...

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