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Published on 27 Aug 2015 Posted in Industry

This article was originally published in the July/August 2015 issue of USGBC+. Read the original version.

How the ancient Egyptians built the pyramids matters to climate change.

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Published on 25 Aug 2015 Posted in Industry

Thinking about disasters is a hard sell. But whether we think about them or not, we pay for them. According to the 2015 UNISDR Global Assessment Report, expected annual global losses are estimated to reach $314 billion in the built environment alone.  All indicators suggest that the...

Published on 21 Aug 2015 Written by Tara Martinez Posted in Industry

This article was originally published on monarchmetal.com on Aug. 12, 2015. Read the original version.

In some small way, each of us knows the value of wood as a...

Published on 19 Aug 2015 Written by Elsbeth Quispel Posted in Industry

Ever since GRESB was started, performance indicator data from real estate portfolios has been part of its assessment. Due to the importance of this Aspect in the GRESB Survey and the impact it has on participants’ organizations in...

Published on 18 Aug 2015 Written by Megan Sparks Posted in Industry

The WELL Building Standard is an evidence-based system for measuring, certifying, and monitoring the performance of building features that impact health and wellbeing. WELL Certification begins with registration through ...

Published on 18 Aug 2015 Written by Carol Rosenfeld Posted in Industry

By requiring the development of key performance indicators and a system for tracking and continuously improving them, ISO 14001, the International Organization for Standardization’s voluntary benchmark for environmental management, provides a strong foundation for measuring and analyzing...

Published on 17 Aug 2015 Written by Andrew Condon Posted in Industry

The Greenbuild International Conference and Expo is coming to Washington, DC, this November. In recognition of Washington's status as a world leader in green building and to showcase the city as a premiere location for Greenbuild, we...

Published on 13 Aug 2015 Posted in Industry

Over the past three months, I’ve been speaking with real estate debt fund managers about the new GRESB Debt Survey, an assessment designed to evaluate and benchmark, but also, to guide, the sustainability engagement and performance of real estate lenders. Recognized as “at least a...

Published on 11 Aug 2015 Written by Amber Kirtley Posted in Industry

Greenbuild Summits bring together sectors of the green building industry for a day of focused networking, education and inspiration.

In 2015, Greenbuild is being held in November in Washington, DC, and the conference will feature three...

Published on 06 Aug 2015 Written by Sara Patterson Posted in Industry

The 6th annual Greenbuilding Brasil Conference will take place from Aug. 11-13 in São Paulo, Brasil. From the Opening Plenary to education sessions to a great exhibit hall, this is a conference not...

Published on 06 Aug 2015 Written by Erin Sargent Knight Posted in Industry

The Greenbuild Legacy Project is a lasting gift of service, education, and thanks given every year to the city that hosts Greenbuild. 

Past Legacy Projects have included: an interactive...

Published on 03 Aug 2015 Written by Roger Platt Posted in Industry

Read the original version of this article on Huffington Post.

I’m proud to be president of the organization that’s leading the world’s green building movement, the...

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