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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...

Published on 19 Nov 2013 Posted in Greenbuild

It’s great to be back at Greenbuild!

Through this year’s agenda, USGBC is courageously leading a rapidly emerging conversation in our industry: How can the places we build and operate contribute to the health and wellbeing of the people who work and live there. It makes sense...

Published on 18 Nov 2013 Written by Rick Fedrizzi Posted in Greenbuild

This article also appeared in Huffington Post.

It’s been almost a year since I’ve seen it and yet I still find my mind regularly drifting back to Silver Linings Playbook...

Published on 13 Nov 2013 Written by Rick Fedrizzi Posted in Greenbuild

Hello everyone,

By this time next week, I’ll be in Philadelphia working with the team to put the final touches on our 12th annual Greenbuild International Conference & Expo. It’s incredible to me, but every year Greenbuild just keeps getting bigger and better....

Published on 13 Nov 2013 Written by Jason Hartke Posted in Greenbuild

I’m reminded of that old line, “You can pay now or you can pay a lot more later.” Sometimes that lesson can be tough medicine, especially in Washington, D.C. But fortunately, this is a message that’s resonating in cities and communities across the country as they face the...

Published on 13 Nov 2013 Written by Aaron Smith Posted in Greenbuild

New door and hardware products that fine tune facility performance are on display in the ASSA ABLOY Innovation Fleet now traveling across North America. The Fleet is comprised of six vehicles equipped with door opening solutions that demonstrate various aspects of doorway functionality. The ASSA...

Published on 13 Nov 2013 Written by Roger Limoges Posted in Greenbuild

As design professionals, we know that a sustainable built environment can be a game-changer not only for the positive environmental and economic benefits, but also for the human experience .

At USGBC, we know that LEED buildings can have a positive, measurable impact on human health,...

Published on 12 Nov 2013 Posted in Greenbuild

This article was written by Alessandro BisagniAlicia Silva and...

Published on 12 Nov 2013 Written by Joseph Crea Posted in Greenbuild

Hello everyone!

USGBC’s policy analyst, Maggie Comstock and I have developed a top five list of exciting topics at Greenbuild 2013 for the global green building professional. Are you joining us in Philadelphia? Participate in...

Published on 12 Nov 2013 Posted in Greenbuild

Philadelphia has always been a city of neighborhoods. While there are major sections of city that everyone will refer to such as West Philly or Center City—I’m a South Philly girl myself—even within those larger neighborhoods there are names that only the locals will know, like...

Published on 11 Nov 2013 Written by Jason Sandman Posted in Greenbuild

Gather ye smartest phones, prepare thy hashtags! The second annual Emerging Professionals Scavenger Hunt at Greenbuild is set for Tuesday, November 19 in Philadelphia.

Teams...

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