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Published on 19 Jan 2015 Written by Colin White Posted in Community

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. said, “The time is always right to do what is right.” 

USGBC volunteers live those words as they tirelessly work to advance USGBC’s mission to transform the way buildings and communities are designed, built and operated, to enable an...

Published on 16 Jan 2015 Written by Nora Knox Posted in Community

What's your name and title at GBCI?
Jackie Hofmaenner, LEED Certification Reviewer

How long have you been on staff? 
Since June of 2010

Your hometown?
Northport, NY

Fill in the blank: We are...

Published on 09 Jan 2015 Written by Ashley Katz Posted in Community

Download our latest USGBC-branded wallpaper for your desktop, laptop, tablet, smartphone. Did we mention that it's free?  

(Click the links below to download.)

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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...

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