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Advocacy and policy

June 2011

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Published on June 29, 2011 Written by Jason Hartke Posted in Advocacy and policy

Forging green building market solutions and partnerships that save energy, save money and create jobs

The opportunity available in green building is like its own annual stimulus package. But instead of seizing the opportunity, we're losing $130 billion a year from inefficient buildings, according to McKinsey & Co. The...

Published on June 28, 2011 Written by Jeremy Sigmon Posted in Advocacy and policy

First printed in the spring 2011 issue of Living Architecture Monitor
(Volume 13, No. 2)

Now that summer is in full swing, we are all hoping for a bit of calm and relaxation. But kicking off your shoes now may put you behind in the fast-...

Published on June 16, 2011 Written by Jeremy Sigmon Posted in Advocacy and policy

The success of the LEED green building rating systems in driving amazing amounts of green building activity, driving focus on a broader spectrum of human and environmental health issues and driving leadership in achieving a more sustainable future has created space...

Published on June 13, 2011 Written by Lane Burt Posted in Advocacy and policy

Today USGBC, with our partners at the Real Estate Roundtable and the Natural Resources Defense Council, released an analysis conducted by the Political Economy Research Institute that concludes that President Obama...

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