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Published on 16 Dec 2013 Posted in Greenbuild

By Martin Grohman, Director of Sustainability, GAF

Just a few weeks ago, the GAF team traveled to Philadelphia, Pa. for the Greenbuild Conference & Expo. The GAF booth was really buzzing with activity this year! In fact, our presence at Greenbuild has grown every year, as it...

Published on 12 Dec 2013 Written by Rina Brule Posted in Greenbuild

The Call for Education Session Proposals (and reviewers) is open! Take a look at what’s new for 2014:

  • New presentation topics like Climate, Cultural Context, Design Innovation, Health and Well-Being, Marketing, and New in LEED v4 were added
  • The...

Published on 06 Dec 2013 Written by Clare Rosenberger Posted in Greenbuild

Week before last, over 200 individuals came together to inspire each other with their efforts and dedication to bringing sustainability to low-income and underserved communities. They joined us from across the country, and even some from other parts of the world, to learn about the way that the...

Published on 27 Nov 2013 Posted in Greenbuild

Didn't make it to Greenbuild? Missed a speaker while you were there? Want to re-watch some of your favorite moments? Our Greenbuild 2013 Playlist has you covered!

Sample all that Philly had to offer. Celebrate Greenbuild...

Published on 26 Nov 2013 Written by Brendan Owens Posted in Greenbuild

I suppose it should have stopped coming as a surprise years ago. Going back to 2005 in Atlanta, the annual speech the big man gives to open Greenbuild each year is a both a perfect...

Published on 26 Nov 2013 Written by Rick Fedrizzi Posted in Greenbuild

The 2013 Keynote & Celebration at the annual Greenbuild International Conference & Expo...

Published on 26 Nov 2013 Written by Rick Fedrizzi Posted in Greenbuild

I’ve said this before and I’ll say it again; Greenbuild 2013 was unlike any of its predecessors and unlike anything I had ever expected.  And there’s one big reason for that. For the first time since I...

Published on 22 Nov 2013 Written by Rick Fedrizzi Posted in Greenbuild

If I were a sailor instead of the president and CEO of this organization, and if this were, say, a street corner instead of the official web site of the USGBC, I might be inclined to say simply, “Holy @#*^!”
 
Seriously my friends...what a night!
 
Day...

Published on 22 Nov 2013 Written by Marisa Long Posted in Greenbuild
Hillary Clinton and Rick Fedrizzi

This week, the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) welcomed nearly 25,000 green building professionals to Philadelphia for its 12th annual Greenbuild International Conference & Expo, the...

Published on 21 Nov 2013 Written by Rick Fedrizzi Posted in Greenbuild

About 20 years ago, someone tried to describe a brand to me thusly: imagine in your mind a small, long rectangular white box on a store shelf.  By itself, that box means nothing to the average consumer.  But place a small red triangle on that box, along with the letters…C...

Published on 21 Nov 2013 Written by Rick Fedrizzi Posted in Greenbuild

Tuesday night at a reception on the eve of Greenbuild, one of our featured guests and I – she being a Washington insider – began talking about what she described “the lost art of governing.”  It was a fascinating...

Published on 20 Nov 2013 Written by Joseph Crea Posted in Greenbuild

It has been a busy and energizing two days here at Greenbuild with much international activity. A quick recap of some of the highlights:

Top of the world---USGBC COO Mahesh Ramanujam proudly announced nine...

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