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Published on 23 Jun 2016 Written by Oren Wool Posted in Community

On April 7, USGBC Redwood Empire participated in the 11th annual Sustainable Enterprise Conference, held at SOMO Village in Rohnert Park,...

Published on 23 Jun 2016 Written by Christina Huynh Posted in Community

USGBC’s vision for efficient, healthy and sustainable buildings for all is supported by our members, from the Fortune 500 company based on the East Coast to the architect living in rural Arizona.

Our membership network represents a mosaic of professions and markets, all...

Published on 22 Jun 2016 Written by Jessica L. Wilson Posted in Community

Join USGBC South Carolina for a five-session lunchtime webinar series, LEED v4: Location and Transportation. This series, beginning at 12:00 p.m. on Thursday, July 7, 2016, offers content live from the...

Published on 21 Jun 2016 Written by Jessica L. Wilson Posted in Community

Halfway through the year, USGBC North Carolina reflects on our community’s accomplishments, challenges and the road ahead for 2016.

Since our formal integration with USGBC earlier this year, North Carolina staff...

Published on 21 Jun 2016 Posted in Community

It's no secret that buildings are responsible for a large portion of energy use in the United States. What many people are not aware of is how easy it can be to increase energy efficiency at little to no cost, by making simple changes. This notion led to the implementation of the Minnesota...

Published on 21 Jun 2016 Written by Kimberly Lewis Posted in Community

USGBC volunteers are amazing! Your contribution to the movement is invaluable in building leadership, building markets and amplifying the impact of our mission around the world. We celebrate all those tireless, bold and steadfast leaders who drive robust and sustainable solutions for our built...

Published on 20 Jun 2016 Posted in Community

This spring, USGBC Redwood Empire teamed up with local partner organizations Permaculture Skills Center and...

Published on 17 Jun 2016 Written by Jodi Smits Anderson Posted in Community

I just signed on to David Suzuki’s 30×30 Challenge, which means I will go outside for at least 30 minutes each day in June. The goal of this for me is to change my habits to ensure more outdoor time. For the...

Published on 17 Jun 2016 Written by Sandra Doherty Posted in Community

The USGBC North Carolina Sustainable Business Awards nominations have been extended one more week. 

Do you have a project that represents sustainability excellence, leadership and innovation? Do you know someone...

Published on 16 Jun 2016 Posted in Community

The story may be familiar by now. A project has been proposed with grand sustainability goals, green certifications, possibly even net zero energy use. But cost overruns steadily whittle away the goals, with each design phase cutting back on the savings and certification targets, ending in the...

Published on 16 Jun 2016 Written by Heather Goetsch Posted in Community

USGBC volunteers come from all walks of life and have many different backgrounds. The one thing they all share is a commitment to the idea that where we live, learn and labor matters, and how we design, construct and maintain those spaces affects the health, productivity and well-being of each...

Published on 16 Jun 2016 Written by Jessica Pinkston Posted in Community

The story of green building is a story about people. Our ultimate goal in advancing the cause of more sustainable built environment is to provide better places for people to live, work and play. USGBC and LEED have traditionally focused on...

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