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Published on January 31, 2013 Written by Bryan Howard Posted in Advocacy and policy
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Chair of Senate Public Works Committee Sends a Strong Signal by Introducing Federal Building Efficiency Bill

On the first day of the 113th Congress, Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.), chairwoman of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee, sent a strong message about the committee’s focus by introducing several...

Published on January 31, 2013 Written by Jacob Kriss Posted in Media

Washington, D.C. — (Jan. 31, 2013) — Yesterday, the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) named Dr. Matthew Trowbridge, Assistant Professor, University of Virginia School of Medicine, as its 2013-2014 Mark Ginsberg Sustainability Fellow. Along with a generous grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, the fellowship will support Dr....

Published on January 31, 2013 Written by Cecil Scheib Posted in Community

Now in its second year, the EBie Awards from Urban Green Council, USGBC New York, are a nationwide juried competition for people working in Existing Buildings who have made great strides in improving environmental...

Published on January 31, 2013 Written by Rajni Patel Posted in Community

Are you interested in becoming a LEED Fellow in 2013? Your time is now.

The U.S. Green Building Council call for nominations of qualified applicants is now open for the 2013 class of LEED Fellows.

What does it take to be a LEED Fellow? Nominees must have:

  • Held a LEED...

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