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Published on 29 Jun 2016 Written by Jenny Wiedower Posted in Center for Green Schools

USGBC has partnered with The Nature Conservancy’s Nature Works Everywhere program to educate and equip K–12 students for a more sustainable future....

Published on 29 Jun 2016 Written by Heather Benjamin Posted in Education

Summer reading lists aren't just for schoolchildren. If you're looking for some extra credit, try adding USGBC+ to your list. You may be acquainted with our bimonthly green building publication, but you may not have known that you can earn one...

Published on 29 Jun 2016 Written by Mark Bessoudo Posted in Industry

This article was originally published on gresb.com as "LEED Dynamic Plaque: Providing a New Direction for Green Building Certification and Benchmarking at Scale" on June 26, 2016. 

USGBC’s LEED rating system is...

Published on 29 Jun 2016 Written by Jennifer Owens Posted in LEED

LEED for Homes is available for building design and construction projects for single-family homes and multifamily projects up to eight stories—and LEED for Homes projects are now in dozens of countries...

Published on 28 Jun 2016 Written by Ryan P. Snow Posted in Community

The Arizona Building Competition is the first of its kind in the state and is structured like the 2016 Energy Star National Building...

Published on 28 Jun 2016 Written by Jennifer Wellman-... Posted in Community

Greenbuild may have moved on to Los Angeles for 2016, but the world’s largest international sustainable building conference and expo has continued to impact Washington, D.C. through the Greenbuild Legacy Project, ...

Published on 28 Jun 2016 Posted in Industry

In construction, sustainability efforts are often measured by the efficiency of a building’s life cycle, and although LEED is an important tool for building ...

Published on 28 Jun 2016 Written by Leticia McCadden Posted in Media

Annual recognition highlights projects, developers and builders leading the residential market in sustainable development.

Washington, D.C.—(June 28, 2016)—Today, USGBC announced the recipients of its annual LEED Homes...

Published on 27 Jun 2016 Posted in Community

In the summer of 2015, the Minnesota Green Schools Coalition and activity partners took to an Open Streets event to educate youth about sustainability and...

Published on 27 Jun 2016 Written by Nicolette Mueller Posted in International

The seventh Greenbuilding Brasil International Conference and Expo will take place August 9–11, 2016, at the São Paulo Expo in São Paulo, Brazil. We sat down with...

Published on 27 Jun 2016 Written by Amanda Sawit Posted in International

USGBC’s mission is to bring the environmental and human health benefits of green buildings to all, and it is committed to accelerating the adoption of LEED in new and existing markets. 

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Published on 27 Jun 2016 Written by Kunal Gulati Posted in Industry

Microgrids, which allow for on-site renewable energy generation, have answered the call to make our grids more resilient in the wake of superstorms around the world that wreak havoc on our electric systems.

Once again, PEER,...

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