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May 2012

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Published on May 24, 2012 Written by Barry Sheehan Posted in Media

Program provides funding and resources to ten LEED for Neighborhood Development projects

Washington, DC – (May 24, 2012) – The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) and the Bank of America Charitable Foundation today announced the opening of the 2012...

Published on May 24, 2012 Written by Matt Pearce Posted in Advocacy and policy

In the last six months, 29 benchmarking bills and ordinances were introduced in cities and states across the country.

Several USGBC Chapters around the country have adopted the Mainstream Building Benchmarking Campaign and are advocating for local benchmarking policies and...

Published on May 17, 2012 Written by Ana Leilani Ka'ah... Posted in Center for Green Schools

Every month, USGBC hosts an “internal showcase” at the DC headquarters – a chance for staff to learn more about a project, idea or initiative that crosses all departments. Posters and other visuals are created to illustrate the showcase theme and applicable staff are on hand to discuss the concepts with their colleagues. Occasionally, trivia...

Published on May 17, 2012 Written by Maggie Comstock Posted in Advocacy and policy

This morning, McGraw-Hill Construction (MHC) released its latest SmartMarket Report, “Construction Industry Workforce Shortages: Role of Certification, Training and Green Jobs in Filling the Gaps.” The report, sponsored by the U.S. Green Building Council and the American...

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