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March 2013

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Published on March 22, 2013 Written by Ariane Laxo Posted in Community

Are you passionate about a sustainable future? Do you want to make a difference and impact real change in the built environment?

USGBC is seeking four volunteer Emerging Professionals National Committee Strategic Initiatives (SI) Chairs to help...

Published on March 21, 2013 Written by Mick Dalrymple Posted in Community

After more than a dozen years as an active, passionate member of the green building community and USGBC, I’d like to tell you that energy efficiency is easy. The ‘Nega-Watt’ is a beautiful fuel source, but unlocking its full potential has kept me up many sleepless nights. Scaling its potential is a critical pathway to a regenerative future. If...

Published on March 20, 2013 Written by Jason Hartke Posted in Community
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With March Madness kicking off tomorrow, I thought it would be fitting to recognize one of the top seeds in green building, among states that is. Yes, the usual suspects like California and Maryland and Illinois are up there. But this year’s top seed is Virginia.

Earlier this week, we had an event at the amazing...

Published on March 19, 2013 Written by Anonymous Posted in Community

With nearly 30 years of commercial real estate facility management experience, Al Skodowski, Senior Vice President of Sustainability at Transwestern, became chair of USGBC's Board of Directors this year. Read on to get his take on the green building movement, and his plans and...

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