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Published on 18 Mar 2015 Written by Ana Marie Quiros Posted in Industry

This year the Green Building Council of Costa Rica will host the 2015 International Green Building Congress, which will focus on habitat and sustainable cities.

You're invited to attend the event to network with private and...

Published on 18 Mar 2015 Written by Chris Pyke Posted in Industry

We are excited to announce the release of new features for the Green Building Information Gateway (GBIG) available for USGBC members, LEED professionals, and Green Building Council Australia (GBCA) members. These new features will allow professionals to connect...

Published on 18 Mar 2015 Written by Nora Knox Posted in Industry

Location is a critical element of green building: it can define appropriate strategies, yet it can also limit how green a project can actually be. Depending on the environmental issues that are most critical in a particular area, location can influence a project team’s priorities. Location...

Published on 17 Mar 2015 Posted in Industry

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

A new partnership between USGBC and UL sheds light on product transparency....

Published on 13 Mar 2015 Written by Aline Peterson Posted in Industry

In late February, Lend Lease, a USGBC Platinum level member and industry leader in property, infrastructure and construction management, announced that their...

Published on 12 Mar 2015 Written by Nora Knox Posted in Industry

Green projects must be prepared to adapt to future change and be designed and operated to stand the test of time. Continuous monitoring is required to identify needed improvements and users’ changing needs. Project teams must look far ahead to determine what stressors a project is likely...

Published on 09 Mar 2015 Written by Edward Bogucz Posted in Industry

Remember “The Princess and the Pea” by Hans Christian Anderson?

Trailblazing engineer P. Ole Fanger often cited that fairy tale in his presentations on the state of indoor environmental...

Published on 06 Mar 2015 Posted in Industry

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

Two polar opposite cities take the lead in environmental design....

Published on 04 Mar 2015 Written by Nora Knox Posted in Industry

Although many environmental impacts are associated with buildings and addressed by rating systems such as LEED, climate change deserves special consideration because buildings and land-use are responsible for a large proportion of greenhouse gas emissions. To be effective, the policies that are...

Published on 26 Feb 2015 Posted in Industry

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

A look at innovation and inspiration in sustainability.

If you threw a dart at...

Published on 25 Feb 2015 Written by Aline Peterson Posted in Industry

In the past week, both Citi and Kaiser Permanente, two active USGBC members, have made significant commitments to reduce their...

Published on 25 Feb 2015 Written by Taryn Holowka Posted in Industry

You're invited to attend the 6th annual GRIHA Summit 2015.

GRIHA Summit 2015
March 12-14, 2015
India Habitat Centre, Lodhi Road, New Delhi, India

Join over 600 professionals from the building and...

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