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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...

Published on 28 Apr 2014 Written by Maggie Comstock Posted in Industry

I’m going to let you in on a little secret. I am voracious news reader; however, I will sheepishly admit that I was not always as on top of my assigned reading at university. I am a very big fan of CliffNotes, ...

Published on 24 Apr 2014 Posted in Industry

The Climate Strategies Forum on May 12-14 in Washington, D.C. provides education and training aligned with the Core Competences for Climate Change Professionals, which will serve as the foundation for the CCO...

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

Here’s our weekly collection of green building clips:

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

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