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Published on 12 Nov 2014 Written by Nora Knox Posted in Center for Green Schools

Do you want to learn about creative strategies for success and to take home real-life tools that can transform schools?

Attend the Green Schools National Conference to be a part of the largest gathering of K-12 green...

Published on 11 Nov 2014 Written by Robb Tufts Posted in LEED

LEED professionals distinguish themselves in the green building marketplace by earning one of six LEED professional credentials. Credential holders are recognized as leaders in the field and they contribute expertise to various industries and projects. Are you one of them?

Don't have a...

Published on 11 Nov 2014 Written by Ashley Katz Posted in LEED

We created our Trademark Policy and Branding Guidelines to help you use our brand assets consistently and correctly. The guidelines include common uses and misuses of USGBC’s...

Published on 11 Nov 2014 Written by Fleming Roberts Posted in Advocacy and policy

This is a guest post by the American Sustainable Business Council

Over the past year, the American Sustainable Business Council (ASBC) and USGBC have worked together to advance the understanding and value of green buildings as well as the opportunity to...

Published on 10 Nov 2014 Written by Ashley Katz Posted in LEED

Looking to pursue LEED certification but don’t know where to begin? Check out our new interactive Discover LEED experience to get started.

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Published on 10 Nov 2014 Written by Renee Daigneault Posted in Center for Green Schools

The San Diego Green Building Council (SDGBC) and Balfour Beatty Construction recently partnered with John J. Montgomery Elementary School in Chula Vista, CA, to host the 3rd annual Green Apple Day of Service

On Saturday,...

Published on 10 Nov 2014 Written by Melanie Share Posted in Education

Looking to grow your green building knowledge?

Check out this month's top three courses.

1. EarthCraft Sustainable Preservation...

Published on 10 Nov 2014 Written by Hannah Wilber Posted in Community

I can't remember the last time I went an entire day without hearing the words "climate change," "sustainability," or "going green." This goes back to well before I entered the world of USGBC—for years now, these terms have been sprinkled throughout newspapers, on the lips of nightly news...

Published on 07 Nov 2014 Written by John Stevenson Posted in Industry

“Do you want to have more food on your table? Get a programmable thermostat.” The students in the mentoring program laughed, thinking my comment must have been entirely facetious. To an extent, it was: some new techno-gadget is not going to make a meal appear at dinner. It might,...

Published on 06 Nov 2014 Written by Christopher Gray Posted in Media

Washington, D.C. – (Nov. 6, 2014) – USGBC announced today the addition of six new member organizations to its LEED International Roundtable, a team of practitioners, green building experts and organizations from around the...

Published on 06 Nov 2014 Written by Melanie Share Posted in Education

USGBC Pro Reviewers are experts in green building and sustainability who review courses on Education @USGBC. They provide detailed feedback to the course creators, as well as reviews on the course page. This...

Published on 06 Nov 2014 Written by Kelly Worden Posted in Industry

The premiere health policy journal, Health Affairs, released a special issue this week focused on the intersection between community development and public health that was accompanied by a briefing at the National Press Club today. The issue compiles a range of articles focused on...

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