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Published on 10 Feb 2016 Written by Sarah Buente Posted in LEED

Higher education institutions all over the globe are committing to sustainability and climate neutrality on a daily basis and have shown tremendous leadership in the green building movement. But there is still work to be done, especially in the realm of existing buildings.

Existing...

Published on 10 Feb 2016 Posted in Advocacy and policy

The Advocacy and Policy team at USGBC is always working to advance green building and the environment. We'll be sharing highlights of our activities a few times a year, so you can keep up with what we're doing for our membership!

Greenbuild 2015

As it is every year, ...

Published on 09 Feb 2016 Written by Beth Cope Posted in Community

It's official! I have just completed my first full week as the new Director of Community for USGBC Georgia....

Published on 09 Feb 2016 Posted in Community

This article was originally published as "Green Is the New Black" in the January/February issue of USGBC+. Read the original version.

Take a poll of sustainable fashion gurus, and you’re likely...

Published on 09 Feb 2016 Written by Cindy Zork Posted in Community

USGBC is so thankful for our volunteers! As we prepare for Greenbuild: Iconic Green in Los Angeles in 2016, we’d like to highlight a couple of volunteers—and amateur rappers—from Greenbuild 2015 in Washington, D.C....

Published on 09 Feb 2016 Written by Taryn Holowka Posted in Industry

We invite you share your insights on the design and construction of healthier buildings in a new survey examining the impact of building design and construction on the health and well-being of building occupants. The survey is in partnership with Dodge Data & Analytics, and...

Published on 08 Feb 2016 Written by Cindy Zork Posted in Community

Warm your winter day by marking your calendar for this summer’s Convergence, scheduled for June 21–23 in sunny Jacksonville, Florida.

Convergence is USGBC’s annual family...

Published on 08 Feb 2016 Written by Joseph Crea Posted in International

The government of India’s highly ambitious urban development scheme, the 100 Smart Cities Mission, is officially under way, with excitement building following the...

Published on 08 Feb 2016 Written by Marisa Long Posted in Media

More than 1,200 expected to convene in Pittsburgh for annual conference that brings together school thought leaders and champions

Washington, D.C.—(Feb. 8, 2016)—The Green Schools Conference and Expo (GSCE), presented by the...

Published on 08 Feb 2016 Written by Nick Firmand Posted in Industry

Interested in becoming a LEED Fellow? Know someone else who would be a great candidate? The time is now. USGBC's call for nominations of qualified applicants is now open for the 2016 class of LEED Fellows.

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Published on 08 Feb 2016 Written by Melanie Share Posted in Education

Are you working on a LEED project or hoping to learn more about specific LEED v4 credit requirements? Check out our new series of brief tutorials on Education @USGBC to get started on the path to success:...

Published on 08 Feb 2016 Written by Roger Platt Posted in Community

In this episode of our Climate Leaders podcast series, we talk with Hamid Moghadam, chairman of the board of directors and chief executive...

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