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July 2013

Published on July 26, 2013 Written by Jacob Kriss Posted in Industry
Downtown Milwaukee. Credit: compujeramey via Flickr

Here’s our weekly collection of green building clips:

Energy-saving program launched with $100 million commitment, Journal Sentinel. Milwaukee has pledged that buildings in the city totaling 5 million square feet will cut their energy...

Published on July 25, 2013 Written by Anonymous Posted in Industry
USGBC President and CEO, Rick Fedrizzi, speaking at VERGE

VERGE SF (Oct 14-17) will connect the brightest business innovators, innovative entrepreneurs, and leading public officials to illuminate the business opportunities created by radical efficiencies in energy, building, water and transportation technologies.

VERGE tracks include: Next Gen Buildings, New Energy Systems,...

Published on July 24, 2013 Written by Jane Henley Posted in Industry

I always enjoy my visit to the States. As the CEO of the World Green Building Council, I continue to be amazed at the passion and enthusiasm in the U.S. for greening the built environment.  This energy was very much present during my travels to Washington, D.C. this week.

My personal...

Published on July 22, 2013 Written by Arnold Kee Posted in Industry

By 2025, China intends on moving 250 million of its residents from rural areas to cities. Since many of the living spaces required to meet this goal do not yet exist, this policy is fueling a surge in building throughout the country. 

USGBC is interested in understanding how we can better support the...

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