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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,...

Published on 07 Apr 2014 Written by Ryan P. Snow Posted in Community

You’re a green building professional. But what other hats do you wear? Are you active in your church? Are you on the board of the local food bank? Do you volunteer with your local PTA?

We all have lives outside of green building, but that doesn’t mean we have to take off our...

Published on 02 Apr 2014 Written by Nora Knox Posted in Community

There have been a lot of changes around here lately.

LEED v4 has launched, and it’s bolder, more...

Published on 28 Mar 2014 Written by Ashley Katz Posted in Community

Is your desktop, laptop, tablet, smartphone looking a little... well... tired? We have a remedy! Download our free USGBC device wallpaper, and get ready for a quick pick me up every time you open your screen.

And check back often—we’ll be offering new wallpapers and other...

Published on 26 Mar 2014 Written by Ryan P. Snow Posted in Community
Photo credit: Eric Vance

Faith-based organizations own and operate over 400,000 buildings in the United States and are pillars in the communities they serve. Great potential exists to advance building health and performance while integrating sustainability into people’s lives through this sector, and ...

Published on 19 Mar 2014 Posted in Community

Now in its third year, The EBie Awards are a national juried competition created by Urban Green...

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