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November 2012

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Published on November 21, 2012 Written by Rick Fedrizzi Posted in Greenbuild

As someone who used to watch a gutsy but undersized point guard named Kevin Johnson almost single-handedly take over an NBA basketball game with his take-charge style of play, it came as no surprise when for a few brief moments he completely took over the 2012 Leadership Luncheon.

As now mayor of Sacramento and the recipient of this...

Published on November 21, 2012 Written by Rick Fedrizzi Posted in Greenbuild

One of my favorite events each year at Greenbuild is our annual leadership luncheon at which we give out a handful of awards and take a moment to honor those who have distinguished themselves and/or their firms or organizations by advancing the cause of sustainability and the green building movement....

Published on November 21, 2012 Written by Rick Fedrizzi Posted in Greenbuild

If there was one overriding theme of this year’s Greenbuild, it is the power of green. And no, not that green. The other one. Green, as in the color of money.

I know I had tried to make a concerted effort to drive home the financial benefits of the green building movement in my keynote address...

Published on November 16, 2012 Written by Ashley Katz Posted in Media

Nov. 16, 2012 (San Francisco, Calif.) – At its Greenbuild International Conference & Expo, the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) announced the launch of the Green Building Information Gateway. Coined GBIG, the web-based tool will accelerate market transformation by providing greater transparency and...

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