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Published on 10 Jun 2014 Written by Cindy Zork Posted in Community

Green schools initiatives provide a clear avenue to reach new audiences outside of the green building profession, generating both interest and tangible results. USGBC’s chapter network works creatively through Green School s programs, including Green Schools Challenges, to raise awareness...

Published on 09 Jun 2014 Written by Rick Fedrizzi Posted in Community

First: a quick history lesson. 

A century ago, as a revolution was taking root that would transform America from a largely agrarian country into a muscular, industrial one, one city in particular found itself playing catch-up with all that progress.  Detroit, which seemingly...

Published on 03 Jun 2014 Posted in Community

USGBC+, the new membership magazine of the U.S. Green Building Council, explores the life and work of the people who design and craft intelligent, high-performance buildings and spaces, bringing to light the creativity and passion behind every green building project. ...

Published on 02 Jun 2014 Posted in Community

What's your name and title at USGBC?

Elle Olszewski, Marketing Associate

How long have you worked here?

Since October 2012

How do you get to work?

I take a great walk that helps wake me up - I'm not a...

Published on 28 May 2014 Written by Nora Knox Posted in Community

You know that green is the future, and you realize that green buildings are better buildings.

But how do you stay on...

Published on 20 May 2014 Written by Rick Fedrizzi Posted in Community

I am thrilled to announce the launch of USGBC+, the U.S. Green Building Council’s first ever magazine for our valued members. Members, look for it in your mailboxes this month.

That plus sign in the title may appear diminutive, but it packs a huge punch. It signifies the...

Published on 15 May 2014 Written by Nora Knox Posted in Community

At USGBC, we couldn't do what we do without our members.

It is through their commitment, expertise, and engagement, that our movement continues to thrive. Every day, we are making our way toward a healthier,...

Published on 08 May 2014 Written by Farah Ahmad Posted in Community

The road to becoming a green building professional has been a winding journey fashioned by surprises, luck, and good old-fashioned hard work. It was a pathway I knew I wanted to embark on a decade after my initial peek into the expansive and often intimidating built environment. The forces of...

Published on 30 Apr 2014 Posted in Community

What's your name and title at USGBC?

Arnold M. Kee, Director of Continuing Education

How long have you worked here?

Five years (started in June 2009)

How do you get to...

Published on 28 Apr 2014 Written by Nora Knox Posted in Community

USGBC is your entry point into the world of green building.

Every day USGBC connects people and business, turning ideas into action — and membership in USGBC is how your organization kicks it up a notch.

Join us for a week-long membership conversation on Twitter in the...

Published on 18 Apr 2014 Written by Nora Knox Posted in Community

Why should your organization become a USGBC member

We asked hundreds of members what they value about their membership.

Here's what they had to say.

"Love the new platinum membership and the...

Published on 15 Apr 2014 Written by Nora Knox Posted in Community

At USGBC, we couldn't do what we do without our members.

It is through their commitment, expertise, and engagement, that our movement continues to thrive. Every day, we are making our way toward a healthier,...

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