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July 2011

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Published on July 29, 2011 Written by Gail Vittori Posted in Community

Each year the USGBC member community has a special opportunity to influence USGBC's future leadership, governance and strategic direction by electing its national Board members. The Nominations and Election Process for the 2012 Board of Directors - culminating in...

Published on July 27, 2011 Written by Kimberly Lewis Posted in Greenbuild

When I envision the future, I see a world in which the benefits of green building are experienced everywhere: From Houston to Haiti, from rural villages to bustling metropolises, from homes to high-rises.

That's my idea for what's next in green building and global success. What is yours?
We are extremely excited...

Published on July 26, 2011 Written by Kimberly Lewis Posted in Greenbuild

The Greenbuild speaker roster is shaping up to be an incredible one! We just received confirmation that Thomas Friedman and Cokie Roberts will join the diverse roster of thought leaders and innovators at the Greenbuild International Conference & Expo in Toronto.

Friedman,...

Published on July 22, 2011 Written by Bryan Howard Posted in Advocacy and policy

Last week brought good news in the efforts to restart the Commercial Building Energy Consumption Survey (CBECS), a national survey that gathers statistical information on U.S. commercial buildings, at the Energy Information Administration (EIA).

CBECS, a survey that is not widely known outside of the building industry, has a huge impact...

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