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May 2012

Published on May 31, 2012 Written by Casey Studhalter Posted in Industry

The benefits of green building and smarter neighborhood planning and design should be available to everyone, regardless of household income level. We know that green communities foster good health through walkable streets, transit connectivity and proximity to resources. Green building and infrastructure reduce carbon emissions and conserve...

Published on May 29, 2012 Written by Anonymous Posted in Center for Green Schools

The Whitehall Middle School Carbon Busters are a group of seven middle school students who recently competed in the Lexus Eco Challenge to win scholarships and grant money...

Published on May 28, 2012 Written by Anonymous Posted in Community
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What an exciting time it is to be a part of our USGBC community! The green building movement is growing so fast in breadth and depth, workforce supply can’t keep pace; LEED 2012, with its shift to building...

Published on May 23, 2012 Written by Fraser MacDonald Posted in Center for Green Schools

Last year, I was able to attend the Greenbuild Conference and Expo in Toronto as a Greenbuild Scholarship recipient.

Greenbuild was my first big conference, and I wasn’t sure what to expect. What I found was a whole world of people who were just as passionate about sustainability as I am. This is an event where the world leaders of the...

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