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Published on 25 Mar 2015 Posted in Community

This month, Tiffany Pupa was recognized as one of USGBC's Above and Beyond Volunteers, which is a volunteer leader whose contributions have led to outstanding achievements in the green building movement.

Tiffany serves as the president of USGBC Students at Michigan State...

Published on 23 Mar 2015 Written by Brandon Menjares Posted in Community

For the past seven years USGBC has made Greenbuild accessible to people who would otherwise not be able to attend through a scholarship program. At last year’s Greenbuild, 156 individuals received some type of scholarship to Greenbuild. Scholarship recipients represent a diversity of...

Published on 20 Mar 2015 Posted in Community

On Monday night, March 16, at the SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry (SUNY ESF), the school’s newly formed Sustainable Energy Club welcomed...

Published on 17 Mar 2015 Written by Nora Knox Posted in Community

LEED is recognized around the globe as the premier mark of achievement in green building—it's a pot of gold, if you will.

This St. Patrick's Day, here are a few reasons why we treasure LEED, and you should too:

  • Proven performance: If you’re...

Published on 03 Mar 2015 Written by Amy Hedgepeth Posted in Community

When Sunday rolls around the thing I dread the most is thinking about what I will pack for lunches for the upcoming week. It’s a lot of work and a lot of preparation. And the last thing I want to do at 7:00 am as I rush out the door is pull deli meat out of my fridge and...

Published on 03 Mar 2015 Written by Jennifer Wellman-... Posted in Community

The snow that delayed openings of area schools that morning was still on the ground outside, but the tenth floor of 1015 Half Street, SE, in the Capitol Riverfront District of Washington, DC, was packed last Thursday night.

Hosted by the ...

Published on 03 Mar 2015 Written by Nia Lindsey Posted in Community

USGBC and its community are changing the way buildings and communities are designed, built and operated.

Yes, we believe in better buildings; places that complement our environment and enhance our communities. Places that give people better, brighter, healthier spaces to live, work and...

Published on 27 Feb 2015 Written by Zachary Bradby Posted in Community

For the past seven years USGBC has made Greenbuild accessible to people who would otherwise not be able to attend through a scholarship program. At last year’s Greenbuild, 156 individuals received some type of scholarship to Greenbuild. Scholarship recipients represent a diversity of...

Published on 24 Feb 2015 Written by Giovanna Araujo Posted in Community

For the past seven years USGBC has made Greenbuild accessible to people who would otherwise not be able to attend through a scholarship program. At last year’s Greenbuild, 156 individuals received some type of scholarship to Greenbuild. Scholarship recipients represent a diversity of...

Published on 17 Feb 2015 Written by Lorraine Alexander Posted in Community

Leadership. Too often, we shy away from the word leadership. The word conjures up images of an unreachable status. So how do we develop leadership skills?

There is no application process, no rite of passage, no magic button to apply. It's a way of being. Leadership begins within.

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Published on 13 Feb 2015 Written by Nora Knox Posted in Community

At USGBC we love our planet and our people, our wallets and our buildings, but most of all we love LEED—because LEED is the triple bottom line in action, benefiting planet, people and profit.


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Published on 11 Feb 2015 Written by Rick Fedrizzi Posted in Community

Buildings are witness to so many of the most important moments in our lives. They create the space and form the backdrop for our weddings and funerals, business launches and late-night-billion-dollar-back-of-the-envelope work sessions, our first day of kindergarten and the graduation ceremony....

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