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Published on 31 Oct 2014 Written by Nora Knox Posted in Community

For Halloween this year, our LEED plaque got all dressed up. Check out the costumes below.

Wishing you a Halloween with more treats than tricks!

Pumpkin LEED plaque

This LEED plaque has a little joke for you:...

Published on 27 Oct 2014 Written by Colin White Posted in Community

Miki Sankary and Sia Xeros were recently recognized as two of USGBC's Above and Beyond Volunteers—volunteer leaders whose contributions have led to outstanding achievements in the green building movement....

Published on 21 Oct 2014 Written by Colin White Posted in Community

We are excited to announce that the Social Equity Pilot Credits received the most likes,...

Published on 17 Oct 2014 Written by Charles Jennes Posted in Community

Each year since 2011, the Save Money, Save Energy Home Makeover Sweepstakes has given one lucky winner the opportunity to fulfill their green living dreams with a cash prize to use for home renovations.

We invite you to become a 2015 Sweepstakes sponsor.

As a sponsor, your...

Published on 16 Oct 2014 Written by Jennifer Easton Posted in Community

This article is the introduction of the 2014 September-October Issue of USGBC+ written by Paul Hawken, environmentalist, entrepreneur, and author.

There is widespread belief that climate initiatives are either top-down or...

Published on 15 Oct 2014 Written by Nicholas Firmand Posted in Community

Every year, Greenbuild brings our community together and it provides a unique opportunity to reflect on each of the ways we all have an impact on the future of green building. 

I have recently been privileged to witness this...

Published on 07 Oct 2014 Written by Hannah Wilber Posted in Community

For me and my fellow USGBC employees this is a no brainer: everyone deserves a healthy, sustainable home. But for those of us not currently in the market for a new...

Published on 07 Oct 2014 Written by Colin White Posted in Community

Thanks in part to its dedicated volunteers who contribute to the green building movement each year, USGBC continues to advance a healthier, more sustainable and prosperous built environment in...

Published on 07 Oct 2014 Written by Kehan DeSousa Posted in Community

The Board of Directors election period is now open. Have you cast your vote?


Each year, USGBC members have a unique opportunity to shape USGBC's future by electing its national Board...

Published on 25 Sep 2014 Written by Nadav Malin Posted in Community

This article originally appeared on BuildingGreen on Sept. 22, 2014.

Maybe, if enough of us March, and plan, and make smart choices, we’ll...

Published on 24 Sep 2014 Written by Julia Pergolini Posted in Community

Today, the World Green Building Council (WGBC) released a new report showing a direct correlation between the healthy green building principles of an office space and the overall wellbeing of employees.

The report, ...

Published on 24 Sep 2014 Written by Heather Goetsch Posted in Community

This summer, USGBC’s Wisconsin Green Building Alliance (WGBA) hosted the first annual 30x30 Nature Challenge, where the chapter challenged Wisconsin residents, communities and...

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