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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...

Published on 04 Nov 2014 Written by Hannah Wilber Posted in Community

This article is the second installment in a series of tips and best practices for making your home more sustainable. Read the first article.

So, you've officially...

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...

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...

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