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Published on 24 Mar 2015 Written by Paul Scialla Posted in Industry

A conversation that is rapidly emerging in our industry, and one that is especially important in a large and growing country like China, is: How can the places we build and operate contribute to the health and wellbeing of the people who work and live there?

Given that we spend...

Published on 24 Mar 2015 Written by Fleming Roberts Posted in LEED

We are now accepting nominations for the 2014 LEED for Homes Awards. 

Did you work on a truly exemplary green home in 2014? Are you a developer or homebuilder who has gone above and beyond with LEED? If...

Published on 24 Mar 2015 Written by Ana Leilani Ka'ah... Posted in Industry

With the arrival of spring, the sun is shining brighter than ever.

Here are some of the ways we’ve designed our space to maximize daylight and views, save energy and enhance the indoor environmental quality of our working space in the process:

  1. An...

Published on 24 Mar 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 and knowledgeable...

Published on 24 Mar 2015 Written by Anisa Baldwin Met... Posted in Center for Green Schools

Over the past four years, the Department of Education’s Green Ribbon Schools Award (ED-Green Ribbon Schools) has united the national green schools movement with a universal set of criteria....

Published on 24 Mar 2015 Written by Marisa Long Posted in Media

A performance-based standard to improve the health and wellbeing of Chinese 

Complements green building rating systems, LEED and Three Star

(Beijing) March 24, 2015 – Today,...

Published on 23 Mar 2015 Written by Brandon Menjares Posted in Community

For the past seven years USGBC has made Greenbuild accessible to people who would otherwise not be able to attend through a scholarship program. At last year’s Greenbuild, 156 individuals received some type of scholarship to Greenbuild. Scholarship recipients represent a diversity of...

Published on 23 Mar 2015 Written by Mayda Colon Posted in Center for Green Schools

USGBC Wyoming Chapter volunteer Mayda Colón is leading a partnership in Casper, engaging elementary school students with the design-build process and bringing a much needed garden to the community. Partners include ...

Published on 23 Mar 2015 Posted in Industry

The relationship between energy efficiency and property resiliency has become increasingly clear over the past few years.

As a result of this recognition, an underserved market and underutilized opportunity for investors and property owners has emerged. Many traditional and...

Published on 20 Mar 2015 Posted in Community

On Monday night, March 16, at the SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry (SUNY ESF), the school’s newly formed Sustainable Energy Club welcomed...

Published on 20 Mar 2015 Written by Bryan Howard Posted in Advocacy and policy

Under the Energy and Independence and Security Act of 2007, the General Services Administration (GSA) is charged with reviewing green building rating systems and making a formal recommendation for their use by federal agencies. Regarding LEED, in ...

Published on 20 Mar 2015 Written by Christopher Gray Posted in LEED

The market for green buildings in China continues to show tremendous growth at a time when public attention has begun to focus on air quality concerns across China’s major cities....

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