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August 2012

Published on August 31, 2012 Written by Kira Gould Posted in Greenbuild
Cavallo Point, one of the Greenbuild half-day tours on Friday, Nov. 16 (Credit:

From redwood trees to adaptive reuse, San Francisco is chock full of incredible sights – green buildings and beyond. At USGBC’s annual Greenbuild International Conference and Expo, located in San Francisco this year, you can sample from...

Published on August 28, 2012 Written by Ashley Katz Posted in Greenbuild
Credit: joo0ey via Flickr

The Greenbuild Newsroom is up and running! Exhibitors looking to enhance their visibility can seamlessly upload company and product news and information to the Newsroom, which will be...

Published on August 27, 2012 Written by Erin Sargent Knight Posted in Greenbuild
Photo credit: Daniel Allen Photography

My first conference was the Bass Fishing Conference (probably not the formal name). I was in college and was supporting the Conferences division of Continuing Education. My boss told me a coworker met her husband at one of our conferences. At 18, I wasn’t interested in a husband just yet but I did end up falling in love...with events.


Published on August 24, 2012 Written by Sara Patterson Posted in Greenbuild
A glimpse of Special Set sessions from Greenbuild 2011

We’ve all been there — stuck in the back of that ominous, windowless, freezing conference room with presenters droning on from behind their table for what seems like an eternity. After a while, the lectures begin to sound like Charlie Brown's teacher.

But for three years,...

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