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Published on 13 Oct 2015 Written by Lisa Matthiessen Posted in Industry

This is one of the most exciting times in USGBC’s history, and we depend on you, our national members, to help propel our organization forward to advance the green building movement’s growth and global reach. One of the most important ways you can support USGBC is voting in our...

Published on 12 Oct 2015 Written by Megan Sparks Posted in Industry

Wondering how to achieve WELL certification for your building? The WELL certification process involves a Documentation Review step similar to LEED certification, along with an on-site Performance Verification performed by a...

Published on 08 Oct 2015 Written by Kate Hurst Posted in Industry

Acclaimed filmmaker and explorer James Cameron will be the keynote speaker for the Greenbuild opening plenary on Wednesday, Nov. 18 from 8:00-10:00 a.m. Cameron will be joined by MSNBC's Morning Joe co-...

Published on 07 Oct 2015 Posted in Industry

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

In recent years, sustainability has transformed from a niche concern to a leading...

Published on 07 Oct 2015 Written by Lisa Matthiessen Posted in Industry

As the current Chair of the Nominating Working Group, I am excited to share with you the seven fantastic candidates for the first three of the six open seats on the 2016 USGBC Advisory Council. Voting is now open for the Advisory Council, as well as the...

Published on 05 Oct 2015 Written by Elizabeth Kindelan Posted in Industry

What is the impact of gender on mentorship? At the fourth annual Women in Green...

Published on 02 Oct 2015 Written by Dan Winters Posted in Industry

GRESB and the Green Building Council of Australia will co-host a webinar on the different perspectives and insights of key players in the green bond market.

The number of green bonds...

Published on 01 Oct 2015 Written by Sarah Buente Posted in Industry

The Sustainable Sites Initiative (SITES®) is the most comprehensive program for developing sustainable landscapes, based on the understanding that land is a crucial component of the...

Published on 01 Oct 2015 Written by Brendan Owens Posted in Industry

President Obama and the EPA recently announced the final version of the Clean Power Plan, the centerpiece of the Obama administration’s plan to alter the dangerous impact human activity has...

Published on 30 Sep 2015 Written by Ashley Katz Posted in Industry

USGBC’s technical customer service team has won a Gold Stevie Award in the 12th Annual International Business Awards for Customer Service Team of the Year.

The International Business Awards (IBAs) are the world’s...

Published on 29 Sep 2015 Written by Amber Kirtley Posted in Industry

Washington, DC is a city full of American history that's open to everyone. You have the ability to view the actual Declaration of Independence or sit at the feet of an icon at the Lincoln Memorial, regardless of your financial footing. At the Capitol and the Supreme Court, you can even watch...

Published on 29 Sep 2015 Written by Roger Platt Posted in Industry

This article was originally published on Huffington Post. 

I recently ...

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