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In Education 03.24.2015

Get to know USGBC Faculty Laura Capps

USGBC Faculty are experienced educators with a strong background in professional education, training, and facilitation. The Faculty designation recognizes professionals who are highly experienced and knowledgeable on the topics of LEED, green building and sustainability. USGBC Faculty are committed to maintaining their knowledge and skills, while staying up-to-date in innovation in the field. You can access courses taught by USGBC Faculty on Education @USGBC.  Meet our USGBC...

In Education 03.16.2015

Top 3 courses you should take this month (March 2015)

Looking to enhance your understanding of green building and sustainability? Check out March's top three courses created by USGBC Education Partners. 1. Sustainability: The People Factor created by Island PressLearn how a successful, sustainable green building project depends not on science, money or politics, but on the good working relationships among all those involved – professionals, community members, stakeholders. 2. The Worth of LEED and Green Building Practices created...

In Education 02.26.2015

Education @USGBC super user James Mercado

We like to think of James Mercado as our Education @USGBC super user. Why? Nearly 10,000 people have taken courses on Education @USGBC, and in 2014, James took more courses than anyone else. He completed 75 courses over a span of 96 hours! James had unlimited access to Education @USGBC through the Platinum membership benefits of his employer, DPR Construction. Name: James Mercado Company: ARC Document Solutions Job title: Product R&D Manager What is your main motivation to...

In Education 02.20.2015

Top 3 courses to grow your green building knowledge (February 2015)

Looking to grow your green building knowledge? Check out February's top three courses created by USGBC Education Partners. 1. Achieving Healthy Interiors created by the Colorado ChapterIdentify and implement healthy and high performance interior design practices and technologies in both residential and commercial buildings. 2. How Non-Design Health Care Professionals Influence Building/Renovation Sustainability created by Heapy EngineeringLearn how administrators and clinicians can positively...

In Education 03.19.2015

Introducing USGBC Education Partner EnergyLogic, Inc.

USGBC Education Partners are leaders, trusted voices and reputable providers of green building and sustainability education. You can access their courses on Education @USGBC.  Meet our USGBC Education Partner EnergyLogic, Inc. If someone could only take one of your courses, what should they take? Indoor Environmental Quality through EPA Indoor airPLUS™ What is your organization doing to pursue sustainability? EnergyLogic is the leading provider of HERS and LEED...

In Education 03.13.2015

Get to know USGBC Pro Reviewer Rich Gifaldi

USGBC Pro Reviewers are experts in green building and sustainability who review courses on Education @USGBC. They provide detailed feedback to the course creators, as well as reviews on the course page. This feedback helps the course creators improve their education and helps other users decide whether or not the course is a good fit for them. Meet our USGBC Pro Reviewer Rich Gifaldi Who's your employer? US Army Corps of Engineers - Europe District What's your position? Sustainable...

In Education 02.24.2015

The business of sustainability

What if I said to you that I could streamline your operations and usage of materials and energy, get your organization a better brand name and improve your businesses image, and improve your workforce productivity, all while improving profits? Would you jump to accept the offer? Well, many businesses are accepting the offer, and the way it is being done is by implementing a sustainability program at their business organization. So much so, that of the Fortune 500 companies, more than half have...

In Education 02.13.2015

Course preview: Sustainability Practices During Construction in Qatar, A Brief Overview [...

Education @USGBC is your go-to place for sustainability and green building education. Ready to take your knowledge to the next level? Check out the preview below of this month's featured course, Sustainability Practices During Construction in Qatar, A Brief Overview, created by USGBC Education Partner, the Qatar Green Building Council. In this course you will gain essential knowledge for the main challenges facing a successful integration of sustainability practices during...

In Education 03.17.2015

Course preview: Pervious Concrete and Green Building [video]

Education @USGBC is your go-to place for sustainability and green building education. Ready to take your knowledge to the next level? Check out the preview below of this month's featured course, Pervious Concrete and Green Building, created by USGBC Education Partner, American Technical Publishers. In this course, the uses, advantages and disadvantages, preparation, placement, finishing, jointing, and curing of pervious concrete are discussed. Learners will also gain an understanding...

In Education 03.11.2015

Join Harvard and USGBC for Executive Education in Sustainability

At USGBC, we’re leading a global effort to create a more sustainable world, and that includes protecting the environment and working to build better and stronger communities. USGBC and Harvard’s Center for Health and the Global Environment invite executives to discover how sustainability is the problem that can "solve our organizations." Through the best-in-class Executive Education for Sustainability Leadership program, senior leaders will have an opportunity to prepare to...

In Education 02.23.2015

Get to know USGBC Faculty Jourdan Alexander-Younis

USGBC Faculty are experienced educators with a strong background in professional education, training, and facilitation. The Faculty designation recognizes professionals who are highly experienced and knowledgeable on the topics of LEED, green building and sustainability. USGBC Faculty are committed to maintaining their knowledge and skills, while staying up-to-date in innovation in the field. You can access courses taught by USGBC Faculty on Education @USGBC.  Meet our USGBC...

In Education 02.9.2015

Get to know USGBC Pro Reviewer William Holness

USGBC Pro Reviewers are experts in green building and sustainability who review courses on Education @USGBC. They provide detailed feedback to the course creators, as well as reviews on the course page. This feedback helps the course creators improve their education and helps other users decide whether or not the course is a good fit for them. Meet our USGBC Pro Reviewer William Holness Who's your employer? CBRE What's your position? Sustainable Buildings Advisor What's your favorite...

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