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Published on 21 Apr 2014 Written by Rick Fedrizzi Posted in Industry

I admit to having mixed feelings about Earth Day for the obvious reason that “saving the planet” is a 365-day, 24/7 job. But if we can get people to focus on the central idea it represents even for a few minutes, it’s worth it, right?

But what’s begun to bother me...

Published on 18 Apr 2014 Written by Jacob Kriss Posted in Industry
Smog in Singapore, via Flickr

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USGBC Vice President of Research Chris Pyke spoke to multiple outlets about his contribution to the new report...

Published on 14 Apr 2014 Written by Chris Pyke Posted in Industry

Chris Pyke, vice president of research at the U.S. Green Building Council, is a lead author for Chapter 9: Residential and Commercial Buildings in the third installment of a new report from the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change.

The United Nations...

Published on 11 Apr 2014 Written by Jacob Kriss Posted in Industry
New Orleans

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New Orleans' entrepreneurs see niches, fill them, USA Today. Check out this profile of the...

Published on 08 Apr 2014 Posted in Industry

USGBC and McGraw Hill Construction are working together on a new study looking at the impact of buildings on the health of their occupants, and we encourage you to participate. Based on survey responses from building owners, architects and contractors, the...

Published on 04 Apr 2014 Posted in Industry

Learn practical and impactful approaches to “Creating Value Through Zero Waste,” the focus of the 3rd Annual National Zero Waste Business Conference May 7-8, 2014 and Training Course May 6, 2014 in Atlanta, GA. The USGBC community is invited to use discount code ...

Published on 28 Mar 2014 Written by Mahesh Ramanujam Posted in Industry
The 2nd Ring Road in Beijing. Credit: Pedronet via Flickr

Remarks delivered by USGBC COO Mahesh Ramanujam at the Tenth International Conference on Green and Energy-Efficient Building & New Technologies and Products Expo in Beijing on March 28.

Good afternoon. My name is Mahesh Ramanujam, and I am president of the Green Building...

Published on 28 Mar 2014 Written by Jacob Kriss Posted in Industry
U.S. Department of Education via Flickr

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USGBC wants all students schooled on sustainability by 2040, GreenBiz. The ...

Published on 26 Mar 2014 Posted in Industry

We're working with FORTUNE Magazine on a special feature to showcase leaders in green building-like you! FORTUNE Magazine, which reaches 3.9+ million business decision makers, is offering USGBC members a rare sponsorship and advertising opportunity. By...

Published on 21 Mar 2014 Written by Jacob Kriss Posted in Industry
The LEED Platinum Oregon Convention Center in Portland. Credit: Wikimedia Common

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Published on 20 Mar 2014 Written by Arnold Kee Posted in Industry

Selling American Energy Efficiency Products & Services in China

In this webinar series experts will provide a step-by-step introduction to China’s energy efficiency (EE) market segments and appropriate business development strategies for American firms.

Learn...

Published on 19 Mar 2014 Written by Maggie Comstock Posted in Industry

To build upon Joe’s “known unknowns” and “unknown unknowns” from last week, one “known known” is that third-party verification and certification matters:

  1. My colleague Fleming...

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