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Published on 22 Dec 2014 Written by Hannah Wilber Posted in Community

It's that time of year especially meant for merry-making with family and friends, and all of us at USGBC would like to wish you happy holidays—may yours be merry, sustainable and bright!  

Published on 17 Dec 2014 Written by Hannah Wilber Posted in Community

“We must all hang together, or assuredly we shall all hang separately.”

Ben Franklin is credited with saying at the signing of the Declaration of Independence, and I would argue that those words hold as much truth in them now as they did in 1776.

Today, we...

Published on 17 Dec 2014 Written by Julia Pergolini Posted in Community

When it comes to holiday gift giving, we all know someone who's a little tricker to buy for than most. Would they appreciate something silly or humorous? Something logical and practical? Should you be creative, useful, or both?

Well lucky for you, when it comes to shopping for your...

Published on 15 Dec 2014 Written by Hannah Wilber Posted in Community

For many, the holidays are one of the most anticipated times of the year. They're when we liven up our spaces with our most festive decorations, bring friends and family together over delicious meals, and express our utmost appreciation for being able to surround ourselves with those we hold...

Published on 08 Dec 2014 Posted in Community

I recently had the chance to be part of the first #LUNCHnLEED Twitter chat hosted by the USGBC Georgia Chapter and my company, ...

Published on 26 Nov 2014 Written by Nora Knox Posted in Community

For Thanksgiving this year, we're feeling thankful for all that you do to support our movement. Our transformation of the built environment is made possible because of you.

We're also celebrating the holiday with gratitude for the bountiful supply of tools that we can use to make our...

Published on 26 Nov 2014 Written by Ana Leilani Ka'ah... Posted in Community

This week we invited our staff to participate in a USGBC Instagram video series, answering the question: What are you doing to make your Thanksgiving sustainable?

View the videos below to find out what they had to...

Published on 24 Nov 2014 Posted in Community

This article was originally published in 2014 September-October issue of USGBC+. Read the original version.

great deal of research on climate...

Published on 24 Nov 2014 Written by Anne-Marie Lubenau Posted in Community

The Rudy Bruner Award for Urban Excellence (RBA) is a national design award that celebrates transformative placemaking in the U.S. and advances conversation about making our cities better. The...

Published on 14 Nov 2014 Written by Nia Lindsey Posted in Community

Just as architects and builders are moving toward more sustainable materials to create environmentally-friendly living and work spaces, graphic designers are progressively finding ways to make their work more impactful by hitting the triple bottom line.

Printing with low-VOC or soy inks...

Published on 10 Nov 2014 Written by Hannah Wilber Posted in Community

I can't remember the last time I went an entire day without hearing the words "climate change," "sustainability," or "going green." This goes back to well before I entered the world of USGBC—for years now, these terms have been sprinkled throughout newspapers, on the lips of nightly news...

Published on 05 Nov 2014 Written by Marisa Long Posted in Community

At Greenbuild 2014, USGBC celebrated the recipients of the 2014 Leadership Awards, which are awarded to the individuals and groups at the forefront of sustainability in the built environment.

Check out the videos of this year's...

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