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Published on 30 Oct 2014 Written by Ted Senet Posted in Industry

California could be the first major economy in the world to abandon fossil fuels as its primary energy source. California’s strategic energy policies foster an economic climate which generates funding for renewable energy, energy efficiency and innovative technology. In particular,...

Published on 30 Oct 2014 Written by John Mandyck Posted in Industry

The artistic brilliance of Michelangelo's Sistine Chapel frescoes are often said to take one's breath away. An instinctive act of reverence for time-tested talent—but, in reality, the simple act of breathing, exhaling carbon dioxide, by the Chapel’s six million annual visitors has...

Published on 28 Oct 2014 Written by Aline Peterson Posted in Industry

We all have our favorite places to browse, to hangout, to eat and to splurge. We have our favorite products that we reach for day after day.

But how are we, as consumers, to know what our favorite brands are up to behind the scenes, and if they’re walking the...

Published on 23 Oct 2014 Written by Christopher Gray Posted in Industry

Happy Diwali, India (and world)!

This Diwali, USGBC wants to celebrate the tremendous leadership demonstrated by India, now one of the top five largest markets in...

Published on 22 Oct 2014 Written by Taryn Holowka Posted in Industry

This morning at USGBC’s Annual Greenbuild Conference and Expo in New Orleans the marketing special set: Marketing + Sustainability: The Tools & Tips to Tell Your Story, panelists...

Published on 22 Oct 2014 Written by Robert Best Posted in Industry

Is your office a “Best Place to Work”—and a green one? The two should go together.

The World Green Building Council and...

Published on 20 Oct 2014 Written by Joel Housman Posted in Industry

The new USGBC app enables you to read USGBC publications and articles on your iPad through a beautiful, and easy-to-use interface.

With the app you'll have access to the latest news and articles published on usgbc.org, and you'll have access to all publications...

Published on 20 Oct 2014 Written by Gregory Richards Posted in Industry

Green building doesn’t only improve the built environment—it betters people too. With green, people stretch their skills in any number of ways to develop the best green solutions, and some—maybe you—are lucky enough to devote their careers to this aspect of sustainability...

Published on 17 Oct 2014 Written by Aline Peterson Posted in Industry

Talk of algae arriving on the scene as a game-changing source of energy is nothing new; for years there has been significant discussion but not nearly as much action as supporters might like. However, things may be shifting, albeit slowly, toward a more favorable environment for algae to...

Published on 13 Oct 2014 Written by Catie Ryan Posted in Industry

Chances are, you enjoy a sunny spot at the windowsill, a crackling fire, a lush pocket garden, a richly patterned rug or a cascading water fountain.

These might seem like indulgences; elements you desire but find no justification for purchasing for your office, demanding in your child...

Published on 03 Oct 2014 Posted in Industry

“Recently, USGBC and The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) formed a strategic partnership to accelerate the development of green buildings in India. LEED and Green...

Published on 26 Sep 2014 Written by Arnold Kee Posted in Industry

Green business in China is already big business, and will get bigger. 

Policy imperatives, driven by population and pollution imperatives, make the expansion of the sustainability sector irrepressible. However, it may be difficult for those new to China to know how to make the most...

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