November 2013 archive | U.S. Green Building Council
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November 2013

Published on November 27, 2013 Written by Ashley Katz Posted in Community

Over the past few months, we’ve been cataloging our favorite USGBC memories in our 20 years of USGBC series. We hope you've enjoyed taking a walk down memory lane, and learning from our wonderful community about their most cherished USGBC moments. Alex Zimmerman talked about the people behind the...

Published on November 27, 2013 Written by Anonymous Posted in Industry

Didn't make it to Greenbuild? Missed a speaker while you were there? Want to re-watch some of your favorite moments? Our Greenbuild 2013 Playlist has you covered!

Sample all that Philly had to offer. Celebrate Greenbuild Nation with Rick Fedrizzi. Hear from...

Published on November 27, 2013 Written by Colin White Posted in Community

The USGBC Malcolm Lewis Volunteer IMPACT! Award recognizes a high-impact, volunteer-driven project or initiative.

In 2013, we received nine impressive nominations. Receiving over 2,000 likes, shares and...

Published on November 27, 2013 Written by Mahesh Ramanujam Posted in LEED
Photo Credit: Paul Trafford via Flickr Creative Commons

As an arid country growing like few others in the world despite its desert climate, leaders in Qatar have achieved a sense of urgency and big-picture understanding about sustainability that, at times, can make other countries appear to be dragging their heels. 

That’s just one of the reasons why I was utterly...

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