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Published on 01 May 2015 Written by Ryan P. Snow Posted in Community

If you’re reading this article on our website it’s probably because you’re a fan of green buildings. The environmental, health and economic value of green spaces and places is clear to you. But when you look outside your window, how many ‘green buildings’ do you...

Published on 29 Apr 2015 Written by Ryan P. Snow Posted in Community

The EPA's ENERGY STAR 2015 National Building Competition is an excellent example of competition that results in quantifiable...

Published on 27 Apr 2015 Written by Brendan Owens Posted in Community

I’ve been part of and loved every Greenbuild but one (I missed Sao Paolo, Brazil, because of an unavoidable conflict). I’ve traveled by plane (usually), bus (twice—both were more fun than you might think), train, car...

Published on 23 Apr 2015 Written by Kirsten Swanson Posted in Community

This month, Mayda Colon was recognized as one of USGBC's Above and Beyond Volunteers—a volunteer leader whose contributions have led to outstanding achievements in the green...

Published on 22 Apr 2015 Written by Rick Fedrizzi Posted in Community

This article appeared in The Huffington Post on April 22, 2015.

As I was sitting over coffee watching the sun peek its nose over the horizon on this 22nd day of April—the 45th...

Published on 16 Apr 2015 Written by Shane Gring Posted in Community

Ready to make an impact in your community? We're assembling an all-star team of change makers (a.k.a. emerging professionals) to lead on the launch of ADVANCE, USGBC's new...

Published on 16 Apr 2015 Written by Kimberly Lewis Posted in Community

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. said, “If you want to touch immortality, then associate yourself with causes that are larger than yourself and undertake commitments that reach beyond your time.” Today, USGBC is realizing a bold vision of green buildings for all within a generation.

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Published on 15 Apr 2015 Written by Dhruti Patel 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 in New Orleans, 156 individuals received some type of scholarship to Greenbuild....

Published on 07 Apr 2015 Written by Kirsten Swanson Posted in Community

This month, Candis Parker was recognized as one of USGBC's Above and Beyond Volunteers—a volunteer leader whose contributions have led to outstanding achievements in the green building...

Published on 03 Apr 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?  

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Published on 01 Apr 2015 Written by Emily English Posted in Community

Today, I am thrilled to announce that we are working with USGBC to pilot a new model for USGBC chapters and local market engagement. This will provide an exciting opportunity for us to enhance our operations and focus on the mission-work that really matters.

As part of this new model, we...

Published on 30 Mar 2015 Written by Johanna Schweiss Posted in Community

Over 40 percent of greenhouse gas emissions in the U.S. come from the building sector. Anywhere there is a building, there is an opportunity to measure its energy use and make changes to conserve energy, save money, improve building occupant experience, and protect the environment. This is huge...

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