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Published on 06 Jun 2014 Written by Lorraine Alexander Posted in Industry
Images courtesy of Terry Peck

This article was originally featured in the December 2013 issue of North Bay Biz magazine.

Throughout the world, ancient cultures have demonstrated a reverence for trees as part of their core belief. Have we...

Published on 04 Jun 2014 Posted in Industry

When it comes to buildings, new and old alike, sustainability is no longer simply about design. it’s also about ensuring high-level, ongoing, and environmentally sound operations.

When MGM Resorts International began work on CityCenter—an 18-million-square-foot complex of...

Published on 02 Jun 2014 Written by Rick Fedrizzi Posted in Industry

Combating climate change is one of the world’s most pressing challenges. We will be defined by how we respond to this challenge and the actions we take today to ensure a better future for our children and our children’s children.  And there is no more powerful action than...

Published on 30 May 2014 Written by Nora Knox Posted in Industry

This webinar has been cancelled.

In this webinar experts will discuss how to execute a successful strategy in China by building and maintaing partnerships.

  • Learn from the on-the-ground, expert perspectives and prepare to enter China’s market.
  • Learn...

Published on 23 May 2014 Posted in Industry

USGBC is honoring the industry leaders and corporate citizens whose dedication to green building is setting the new standard in smart business and sustainability. As a transformative leader, we invite you to celebrate your own accomplishments alongside the best and brightest of the...

Published on 21 May 2014 Posted in Industry

We invite the USGBC community to America’s largest design event, Dwell on Design, returning to the Los Angeles Convention Center, June 20-22.

Curated by the editors of Dwell magazine, this exciting three-day celebration of modern design invites you to explore the...

Published on 09 May 2014 Written by Whitney Dorn Posted in Industry
DPR Construction's LEED Platinum, net-zero office in Phoenix

This blog post was co-authored by Ted van der Linden and Whitney Dorn of USGBC Platinum-level member...

Published on 09 May 2014 Written by Rick Fedrizzi Posted in Industry

What a difference leadership makes. Today, President Obama has taken significant action once again to maximize the environmental and economic benefits of better buildings. If there’s one sector where it makes sense to do more and do it faster, it’s in our buildings, and I applaud the...

Published on 07 May 2014 Posted in Industry

Registrations are still available to attend the energy efficiency forum of the year: EE Global 2014. With the 7th EE Global Forum quickly approaching, now is the time to confirm your plans to join USGBC and other leaders in Washington, D.C., May 20-21.

As an EE Global attendee, you will...

Published on 06 May 2014 Posted in Industry

Green, healthy and productive office buildings: measuring the benefits and sharing best practice

This major WorldGBC project is underway, and we want to hear from GBCs and their members, all around the world. Join us for an interactive webinar led by...

Published on 05 May 2014 Written by Jacob Kriss Posted in Industry
Photo credit: Flickr user Paul Stein (https://www.flickr.com/photos/kapkap/)

Happy Cinco de Mayo! It may not be the real Mexican Independence Day (that’s Sept. 16), but it’s still a great opportunity to take a look at the LEED green building activity taking place in our neighbor to the south...

Published on 01 May 2014 Written by Ashley Katz Posted in Industry

Landfills aren’t generally high on my list of must see spots to visit while on vacation, but after touching down at Israel's Ben Gurion Airport earlier this month, I made a beeline towards the country's newest attraction. Formerly dubbed Trash Mountain, this recovering landfill sits 20...

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