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In Greenbuild 10.17.2014

Coming to Greenbuild? Visit USGBC on the expo floor!

If you're booked to join us in New Orleans for Greenbuild 2014, make a plan to visit the USGBC at Greenbuild booth (#2101) to say hello! We'll be there from Wednesday, Oct. 22 through Thursday, Oct. 23 to answer all of your USGBC and LEED questions. Plan to meet face to face with USGBC staff and learn more about LEED v4, LEED professional credentials, and some of the latest products and resources that USGBC has to offer. Check out the LEED Dynamic Plaque, on display in the booth...

In Greenbuild 10.3.2014

Attend TalentFX at Greenbuild to build a career that matters

You're invited to TalentFX at Greenbuild 2014, coming to New Orleans, LA, this month. At TalentFX, you'll have the opportunity to join a gathering of rabble rousers, difference makers and agents of change — and hear from incredible speakers about how you can build a career that matters. Here's the agenda: Wednesday, Oct. 22 10:00-10:20 am: Building a Movement: USGBC Students 10:30-10:50 am: Sustainability Native 11:00-11:50 am: Industrial Facilities Career Mentoring, LEED...

In Greenbuild 09.17.2014

Guide to Materials and Human Health at Greenbuild 2014

Interested in the impact buildings have on human health? Greenbuild 2014 is packed with events dedicated to this topic. Here is your go-to guide for human health events at Greenbuild 2014. Pre-conference events: Arrive early and jump start the human health conversations with one of these pre-conference events. Materials & Human Health Summit. The first materials and health summit was held last year at Greenbuild Philadelphia and included a day of discussions on the connection...

In Greenbuild 08.12.2014

Top 5 reasons to attend the Affordable Homes & Sustainable Communities Summit

What The Affordable Homes & Sustainable Communities Summit convenes a broad spectrum of people working to advance sustainability through community development and affordable housing. Through networking, knowledge sharing and problem solving, we will focus on the singular goal of expediting the economic, social, and ecological health of underserved communities.  Who You + people from diverse sectors and perspectives, such as community and affordable housing developers, government...

In Greenbuild 10.14.2014

Kimberly-Clark Professional composting pilot grows from Greenbuild Expo tour

One of the highlights of Greenbuild is that it brings so many green building stakeholders together in one place. But the magnitude of opportunity can also be overwhelming when you look at the sheer size of the exhibition space with more than 700 companies represented in the expo hall. As I’m sure most Greenbuild veterans will tell you, the best approach is to enter the expo with a set of clearly defined goals and to target booths to visit where you might learn something new to help you...

In Greenbuild 09.22.2014

Get your education in Greenbuild’s LEED Workshops

Need continuing education credit? Take part in Greenbuild's in-person LEED Workshops and earn up to 7 hours of education credit. LD01: v4 BD+C Rating System ReviewOct. 21, 8:30 am-5:00 pm LD02: v4 OM+C Rating System ReviewOct. 21, 8:30 am-5:00 pm LD03: Building a Better Grid, Designing for Resilient and Sustainable power for Buildings and Communities Oct. 21, 8:30 am-5:00 pm LD04: Intro to v4 Rating SystemsOct. 21, 8:30 am-12:30 pm LWG: LEED for Homes: Green Rater TrainingOct. 20...

In Greenbuild 09.10.2014

Get motivated by Greenbuild 2014 Master Series speakers

Each year the Greenbuild Master Series brings together leaders of diverse industries who share the common trait of championing sustainability and green building, and providing inspiration and motivation for our everyday lives. Meet the Greenbuild 2014 Master Series speakers Bryan Anderson is the national spokesman for Quantum Rehab, a division of Pride Mobility Corporation, and travels the country making numerous personal appearances while delivering his message of...

In Greenbuild 07.22.2014

Last chance to apply for a Greenbuild scholarship

Are you a student, emerging professional, faith leader, community developer or non-traditional professional? If so, we invite you to apply for a Greenbuild scholarship to attend Greenbuild 2014 from Oct. 22-24 in New Orleans, LA.  Apply by Aug. 4, 2014, at 9 am ET.  Apply today Scholarships are competitive, and preference is given to those with a demonstrated need who represent under-served people and communities. They also allow us to invest in individuals who...

In Greenbuild 10.8.2014

Become a volunteer at Greenbuild 2014 (and attend for free)

At Greenbuild 2014 the ideals and passion of the green building community are sure to come alive. If you're a full time student or a young adult (18-25 years old), you can volunteer at Greenbuild and receive free admission. (A fall 2014 schedule or a photo ID is required to confirm eligibility.) Learn more.  Details Who: Full time students or a young adults (18-25 years old)When: Opportunities available from Oct. 17-25, 2014Where: Morial Convention Center, New Orleans, LARequirements...

In Greenbuild 09.18.2014

Greenbuild’s Affordable Homes and Sustainable Communities Summit takes on next big...

The business case for building market-rate green buildings is getting stronger every day. That is fully understood by the leaders in the green building movement attending Greenbuild’s Affordable Homes and Sustainable Communities Summit on Oct. 21, 2014, in New Orleans, LA. But what appeals to the troublemaker in me, and perhaps all of us, is the equally strong conviction that the next frontier in the green building movement is bringing green to everyone — regardless of...

In Greenbuild 08.14.2014

Discover Greenbuild 2014 Summits

This year, Greenbuild will feature three unique summits. Greenbuild summits bring together sectors of the green building industry for a day of focused networking, education and inspiration. Affordable Homes and Sustainable Communities SummitTuesday, Oct. 21, 9 am-5:30 pmThe Summit will educate, advance, challenge and inspire those who already are involved in providing green affordable housing and community development, as well as engage those who are just being introduced to this exciting and...

In Greenbuild 06.27.2014

Apply today for a scholarship to attend Greenbuild 2014

Year after year, the Greenbuild International Conference and Expo provides an extraordinary opportunity to get involved with the green building movement.  Today, USGBC is excited to announce scholarship opportunities to attend Greenbuild 2014. Scholarships are available for students, emerging professionals, faith leaders, community developers and non-traditional professionals.  Scholarships are competitive, and preference is given to those with a...

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