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July 2012

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Published on July 26, 2012 Written by Jeremy Sigmon Posted in Advocacy and policy
Jeremy Sigmon, USGBC, discusses green buildings and resiliency with Mayor Dixson

I overheard a lot of scary things in the workshops and in the halls during last week’s 37th Annual Natural Hazards Research and Applications Workshop. The sessions I attended were worrisome, and the mere titles of some of the sessions I missed were downright frightening...

Published on July 26, 2012 Written by Ashley Katz Posted in Media

Healthy, high-performing buildings continue to crop up in every corner of the world

Washington, DC – (July 26, 2012) – The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) today announced that the total footprint of commercial projects certified under its LEED green building program surpassed two billion square feet. An...

Published on July 26, 2012 Written by Mallory Shelter Posted in Center for Green Schools

Hello San Antonio! The Center for Green Schools team arrived this week in the great state of Texas for USGBC’s annual mid-year meeting, chatting with our most engaged stakeholders about Green Apple and the Day of Service. It’s been inspiring to hear how engaged so many of our leaders are planning to be on Sept. 29, and what they’ve already done...

Published on July 26, 2012 Written by Rachel Gutter Posted in Center for Green Schools

This week, I’ve had the pleasure of spending my time in San Antonio, Texas with some of the most engaged members of our USGBC family for our annual mid-year meeting. These folks are the heartbeat of the green building community – the lifeblood of our movement. And the mid-year meeting serves as a way to celebrate their many victories and vision...

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