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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?  

(Click the links below to download.)

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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...

Published on 25 Mar 2015 Posted in Community

This month, Tiffany Pupa was recognized as one of USGBC's Above and Beyond Volunteers, which is a volunteer leader whose contributions have led to outstanding achievements in the green building movement.

Tiffany serves as the president of USGBC Students at Michigan State...

Published on 23 Mar 2015 Written by Brandon Menjares 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, 156 individuals received some type of scholarship to Greenbuild. Scholarship recipients represent a diversity of...

Published on 20 Mar 2015 Posted in Community

On Monday night, March 16, at the SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry (SUNY ESF), the school’s newly formed Sustainable Energy Club welcomed...

Published on 17 Mar 2015 Written by Nora Knox Posted in Community

LEED is recognized around the globe as the premier mark of achievement in green building—it's a pot of gold, if you will.

This St. Patrick's Day, here are a few reasons why we treasure LEED, and you should too:

  • Proven performance: If you’re...

Published on 03 Mar 2015 Written by Amy Hedgepeth Posted in Community

When Sunday rolls around the thing I dread the most is thinking about what I will pack for lunches for the upcoming week. It’s a lot of work and a lot of preparation. And the last thing I want to do at 7:00 am as I rush out the door is pull deli meat out of my fridge and...

Published on 03 Mar 2015 Written by Jennifer Wellman-... Posted in Community

The snow that delayed openings of area schools that morning was still on the ground outside, but the tenth floor of 1015 Half Street, SE, in the Capitol Riverfront District of Washington, DC, was packed last Thursday night.

Hosted by the ...

Published on 03 Mar 2015 Written by Nia Lindsey Posted in Community

USGBC and its community are changing the way buildings and communities are designed, built and operated.

Yes, we believe in better buildings; places that complement our environment and enhance our communities. Places that give people better, brighter, healthier spaces to live, work and...

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