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Published on 11 Aug 2016 Written by Kimberly Lewis Posted in Community

The theme of this year’s Greenbuild is Iconic Green. When we think of icons, we conjure up images of people, places and things that stand the test of time, symbolizing our beliefs, culture and community. As we prepare to celebrate...

Published on 11 Aug 2016 Written by Caroline Ingalls Posted in Community

The 2016 Greenbuild International Conference and Expo (Greenbuild) is approaching quickly, and downtown Los Angeles is already feeling its presence. This year’s Greening Committee, a subcommittee of the iconic Greenbuild Host...

Published on 10 Aug 2016 Posted in Community

This article was originally published as "Extra Credit" in the July/August issue of USGBC+. Read the original version.

Green building is a dynamic industry that continually evolves. As new technology emerges,...

Published on 09 Aug 2016 Posted in Community

How do we make massive change toward sustainability in our industry happen more quickly? Stricter codes and regulations would definitely help force the issue with resistant owners and developers and raise the bar for all projects, but to sell progressive sustainability to the public and make...

Published on 08 Aug 2016 Written by Heidi Kunka Posted in Community

USGBC has appointed Heidi Kunka as the new director of ...

Published on 04 Aug 2016 Written by Sandra Doherty Posted in Community

With around 20,000 attendees coming through the iMAGINE Upstate festival from March 26 to April 9, the USGBC South Carolina community was a resource to students...

Published on 03 Aug 2016 Written by David Heyburn Posted in Community

A version of this article was originally published on Medium.com. Read the original article.

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Published on 01 Aug 2016 Written by Miles Dake Posted in Community

Does your design team discuss mechanical loads?

Don't tell anyone that you know this, but it is a well-known secret to mechanical engineers that "rules of thumb" will get you really close for most things. Rules of thumb will save time and are conservative enough to reach the goal, which...

Published on 01 Aug 2016 Written by Cindy Zork Posted in Community

Support the health, efficiency and vibrancy of your community! The U.S. Green Building Council® is pleased to announce a call for nominations for volunteers to serve as key market advisors as part of a local Market Leadership Advisory Board. 

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Published on 29 Jul 2016 Written by Christina Weber Posted in Community

USGBC Northern California is pleased to present a guest blog by Christina Weber, Regional Vice President, Global and...

Published on 29 Jul 2016 Written by Brenden McEneaney Posted in Community

It’s been a busy year so far for USGBC Northern California. More than 600 people joined us for the...

Published on 29 Jul 2016 Posted in Community

The sun is shining on Madison this summer, and the city’s MadiSUN program wants to make sure that local families reap the benefits. Mayor Paul Soglin and the City of Madison have launched two new programs that make it easier and...

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