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Published on 23 Jun 2015 Written by Grant Olear Posted in Advocacy and policy

Earlier this month, I had the pleasure of attending the Global City Teams Challenge hosted in the historic National Building Museum and organized by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and...

Published on 23 Jun 2015 Written by Nora Knox Posted in Industry

Watch our video below to learn more about how you can become a LEED AP.

LEED AP with specialty credentials take your green building expertise to the next level. They equip you with an in...

Published on 23 Jun 2015 Written by Katy Evans Posted in Education

The age of stepping into a classroom, unpacking a knapsack full of notes and books, and settling in for hours of lecture is waning. Today, as you prepare to take next steps in your career and explore options for continuing education, you need look no further than your browser and you can...

Published on 22 Jun 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...

Published on 22 Jun 2015 Written by Amy Hedgepeth Posted in Community

Yesterday was Summer Solstice (the longest day of the year) and it was also International Yoga Day. The United Nations General Assembly established this day in 2014, at the insistence of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. He said:

"Yoga is an...

Published on 19 Jun 2015 Written by Grant Olear Posted in Advocacy and policy

When it comes to energy efficiency and technological innovation, “follow the money” was the advice of Jim Connaughton, Executive VP of C3 Energy and former Chairman of the White House Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) under the Bush Administration. Connaughton was the first of...

Published on 19 Jun 2015 Written by Marisa Long Posted in Community

Last week USGBC, along with the National Capital Region of USGBC and Informa Exhibitions, the owner and operator of Greenbuild, was honored to host Secretary of the U.S. Navy Ray Mabus at a luncheon celebrating the Greenbuild...

Published on 19 Jun 2015 Written by Gautami Palanki Posted in Industry

On June 9, I had the pleasure of joining the 13th annual Honeywell User Group (HUG) conference in Scottsdale, Arizona, and kick starting Tuesday's general session, "Industry Transformation with Real Time Performance.”...

Published on 18 Jun 2015 Written by John Kelly Posted in Industry

Electricity generation is responsible for 40% of the nation’s man-made carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions, according to the EPA. It is also responsible for 23% of the nation’s nitrogen...

Published on 18 Jun 2015 Written by Mahesh Ramanujam Posted in LEED

Every story about a green building is a story about people. LEED buildings have a direct impact on the people who eat, live, work and play in them: these high-performing buildings boost the health, productivity and happiness of millions of people across the globe.

Leaders across the globe...

Published on 18 Jun 2015 Posted in LEED

Since it opened in 2010, 25 York Street has been a prominent fixture on the Toronto skyline. As one of the city’s premier smart buildings, this 30-story, LEED Platinum-certified facility can now count another accolade among its...

Published on 18 Jun 2015 Written by Margo Street Posted in Education

Global challenges require that we place human and planetary health at the core of what we do. 

USGBC and the Center for Health and the Global Environment at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health have joined forces to bring you a suite of cutting edge executive education...

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