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Published on 09 Oct 2013 Written by Nora Knox Posted in Greenbuild

When artist Candy Chang painted the side of an abandoned building in her New Orleans neighborhood with chalkboard paint and stenciled the words, “Before I die...” she never expected it to become a worldwide phenomenon.

Thanks to passionate people around the world who have...

Published on 03 Oct 2013 Written by Heather Blakeslee Posted in Greenbuild

If you’re headed to Greenbuild, one of the many great tours that you can take advantage of is our Saturday half-day tour, “...

Published on 26 Sep 2013 Written by Samantha Wittchen Posted in Greenbuild

If you build it, they will play.

And if you build it on the grounds of a turn-of-the-20th-century playground located in one of the world’s largest urban parks, they’ll do so much more. 

They’ll engage with nature in a way that’s often difficult in the...

Published on 25 Sep 2013 Posted in Greenbuild

In the recent couple of centuries, the greatest gap has been between the industrialized and the non-industrialized countries. Over the last two to three decades, that gap has been shrinking dramatically, and now the poor countries are growing much more rapidly than the wealthier countries. The...

Published on 17 Sep 2013 Written by Joseph Hergert Posted in Greenbuild

As almost any conference-goer will tell you, it’s all about the swag at tradeshows. And the prizes.

Year after year Greenbuild delivers on both, with an environmental twist (of course). Our always-popular Passport to...

Published on 10 Sep 2013 Posted in Greenbuild

Although today’s buildings last 100+ years, many of them can’t effectively be used by a large portion of our population. And so the time has come to expand our definition of sustainable design!

The Greenbuild 2013 session, “...

Published on 03 Sep 2013 Written by Mary Alcaraz Posted in Greenbuild

This year's Greenbuild tours offer an incredible opportunity to discover the best and brightest sustainable buildings and neighborhoods in Philadelphia and the surrounding areas.  


Published on 29 Aug 2013 Posted in Greenbuild

Let’s "clear the desk" of vampire, unused and underused energies!

In the Greenbuild 2013 education session, “Energy...

Published on 26 Aug 2013 Written by Nora Knox Posted in Greenbuild

The Greenbuild Keynote and Celebration has been moved from Wednesday, Nov. 20 to Thursday, Nov. 21.

The updated schedule is as follows:

Wednesday, Nov. 20

  • 4:00-5:30 pm: Happy Hour in the Hall

Thursday, Nov. 21


Published on 22 Aug 2013 Written by Joseph Hergert Posted in Greenbuild

As the conference and expo that identifies itself by the color of sustainability, Greenbuild aims to live up to its name as the greenest show around. But how exactly do we define this?

From an expo perspective, Greenbuild is a pioneer in helping to change the way we build, maintain, and...

Published on 20 Aug 2013 Written by Marisa Long Posted in Greenbuild

Exhibitors looking to enhance their visibility at this year’s Greenbuild are encouraged to upload company and product news and information to the ...

Published on 15 Aug 2013 Written by Sara Patterson Posted in Greenbuild

In 2009, Greenbuild and its volunteer leadership decided it was time to take Greenbuild beyond just high-level educational content and dig into the attendee experience.

They wanted to create a way to truly engage attendees with presenters and the session content, while also improving...

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