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In Greenbuild 06.26.2014

Why we exhibit at Greenbuild — the best expo ever

For the last seven years, my company, Bradley Corporation has been a loyal exhibitor at the Greenbuild International Conference and Expo. Greenbuild is the best expo because it provides a platform for Bradley to showcase our water conservation products among the industry’s newest manufacturing innovations, recycled materials, and award-winning product designs. Greenbuild attendees are awesome. They are highly engaged in the sustainable building industry, and they are well informed. So for...

In Greenbuild 12.20.2013

AZURE wraps up Greenbuild

In case you missed the Greenbuild excitement, AZURE magazine has you covered. Here were their biggest takeaways from the show: The Speakers Alongside the two big political stars who delivered keynote addresses – former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and statistician Nate Silver – Greenbuild’s Master Series of lectures featured architect Edward Mazria, who announced the official launch of 2030palette.org. The new website provides a wealth of...

In Greenbuild 12.12.2013

Education in the Big Easy: What's new in the 2014 Greenbuild Call for Education...

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 scoring system was adjusted to put more emphasis on innovative and inspirational content (become an education session reviewer and put the scoring system to work!) Think carefully about the flow of your session – you’ll be asked...

In Greenbuild 11.26.2013

Greenbuild 2014: Expect inspiring transformation

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 reflection of the moment and an inspiring summary of the work we’ve all accomplished over the year. That said, I’d really miss the sense of excitement, connection and pride I get if the feelings Rick’s Greenbuild keynote instill in me ever go away. In 2012, Rick threw down the gauntlet to the...

In Greenbuild 06.25.2014

New Greenbuild 2013 Sustainability Report celebrates green achievements

At Greenbuild 2013 the green building community came together to participate in 200 educational sessions, build a city of 700 booths in the expo hall, and dance to the likes of Bon Jovi. All of this networking, learning, and celebrating resulted in 115,875 pounds of trash, 3,559 gallons of fuel used for shuttles, and 26,655 square feet of signage. But, it also led to 4,592 pounds of food donated locally, engagement with 25 hotels on sustainability practices and one new adventure playground...

In Greenbuild 12.18.2013

Materials and Human Health Summit Recap

"The Materials & Human Health Summit was a great opportunity to connect the dots between the people, knowledge and systems empowering the building industry to innovate and build healthier products and places."  — Anne Less, Mary Davidge Associates. Anne has led the Healthy Materials team for Google’s Real Estate & Workplace Services organization This year at Greenbuild, we held the first Materials and Human Health Summit,...

In Initiatives 12.6.2013

Scholarship recipients in their own words

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 community leaders in Philadelphia deliver equitable access to healthy homes and neighborhoods, and how high-impact projects can solve complex urban environmental problems that put low-income communities...

In Greenbuild 11.26.2013

Greenbuild 2013: Rick Fedrizzi Keynote

The 2013 Keynote & Celebration at the annual Greenbuild International Conference & Expo took place on Nov. 21, 2013 in Philadelphia, Penn. Read opening remarks from USGBC's President, CEO and Founding Chair, Rick Fedrizzi. Hello Greenbuild Nation! From what I’ve seen in the last few days, we are back ladies and gentlemen, as a nation and as a global economy. Nothing could be better for our movement. I can’t even find the words to describe the energy and excitement I...

In Greenbuild 06.18.2014

Greenbuild 2014 registration now open

Registration for the 2014 Greenbuild International Conference and Expo is now open. When: Expo: Oct. 22-23, Conference: Oct. 22-24Where: Morial Convention Center, New Orleans, LA Register today Greenbuild offers a place for thousands to gather and renew their commitment to sustainability for three exhilarating days. Known for its delectable food and live music, New Orleans is one of America’s most culturally and historically-rich destinations and the perfect backdrop...

In Greenbuild 12.16.2013

GAF gets LEED v4 ready at 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 has become increasingly strategic for us to reach the green building marketplace and this year was no exception. To top it off, we recently became one of very few manufacturers to be USGBC Platinum members.  The...

In Greenbuild 11.27.2013

The Greenbuild 2013 Playlist

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 Nation with Rick Fedrizzi. Hear from Master Session speakers Avery Bang, and guerrilla gardener Ron Finley. Learn about LEED v4 and performance from USGBC's Scot Horst. Hear from experts about why health matters, and how green building can help. Watch leading...

In Greenbuild 11.26.2013

Greenbuild 2013: A look back

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 helped launch this annual celebration of the finest, smartest and most groundbreaking practices in sustainable building, the conversation shifted right under my feet.  This past week, after two decades worth of conferences in which attendees and speakers alike usually...

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