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Published on 03 Sep 2014 Written by Kimberly Lewis Posted in Community

Thanks in large part to dedicated volunteers who contribute to the green building movement, USGBC continues to advance a healthier, more sustainable and prosperous built environment in communities across the globe.


Published on 28 Aug 2014 Written by Rick Fedrizzi Posted in Community

For those of you who attended the Greenbuild opening plenary last year, you’ll remember I asked everyone – green building enthusiasts, newcomers, and others – to “join us” in our critical...

Published on 26 Aug 2014 Written by Steph Leonard Posted in Community

A healthy and energy efficient home for a low-income family is now on the market in St. Paul, MN, with the help of a partnership between the USGBC Minnesota Chapter and the Frogtown Community Development Corporation.


Published on 21 Aug 2014 Written by Margo Street Posted in Community

Members of the USGBC Missouri Gateway Chapter recently launched a campaign sharing why they stand for green building.

See the photos below to find out why you should stand for green building, too.


Published on 19 Aug 2014 Written by Hannah Wilber Posted in Community

Last week we invited our staff to participate in a USGBC Instagram video series, answering the question: How do you get to work?

Click the images below to check out what they...

Published on 12 Aug 2014 Posted in Community

This article appears in the just-released July/August issue of USGBC+, the new membership magazine of USGBC. Read the full article and browse the entire issue at ...

Published on 08 Aug 2014 Posted in Community

Peter Melvin Wege, a philanthropist, an activist, and an executive, passed away at the age of 94 in Grand Rapids, Michigan. His memorial was July 11, 2014. His impact as a pioneer in sustainability, an advocate for environmentalism and green building, and the Steelcase Inc. heir and founder of...

Published on 07 Aug 2014 Written by Jennifer Easton Posted in Community

This piece by Gina McCarthy, administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, appears in the just-released July/August issue of USGBC+, the new membership magazine of USGBC. Read the...

Published on 05 Aug 2014 Written by Ashley Katz Posted in Community

Save money and increase the value of your home with improvements that make a difference.

If you had $10,000 to invest in your home, would you install an energy-saving cool roof with a lifetime warranty? Or maybe you’d benefit more from low maintenance fiber-cement siding?...

Published on 04 Aug 2014 Written by Erin Emery Hartz Posted in Community

Nominations have been submitted. Now it’s time to vote for the finalists in our Best of Building Awards.

Voting will take place from August 4-22, 2014.* 

The Best of Building Awards celebrates the year's best green products, projects,...

Published on 01 Aug 2014 Written by Meghan Shannon Posted in Community

What makes Emerging Professionals (EPs) the future of USGBC?

This is a quick story about how I’m matching my career and my convictions, and how you can, too!...

Published on 28 Jul 2014 Written by Kehan DeSousa Posted in Community

Nominate yourself today for the 2015 Board of Directors.

Online applications are open until Wednesday, July 30, 2014, at 5 pm PDT.

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