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Published on 21 Apr 2017 Written by Korinne Haeffel Posted in Community

Looking for a sponsorship opportunity supporting a fun, unique program that reaches a diverse audience? Become a sponsor of the 2017 30x30 Nature Challenge with...

Published on 20 Apr 2017 Written by Korinne Haeffel Posted in Community

Are you looking for a new and unique way to engage your employees, clients and community? Become a 2017 30x30 Nature Challenge Event Partner to show your support of USGBC and showcase...

Published on 20 Apr 2017 Written by Brenden McEneaney Posted in Advocacy and policy

In this first installment of USGBC's new California Policy Corner series, see what we are doing to work with state and local government to accelerate the uptake of healthy, efficient, low-impact buildings.

While the President and Congress battle over budgets, health care and...

Published on 19 Apr 2017 Written by Melanie Colburn Posted in Community

Join USGBC Northern California in advancing green building for all by volunteering at the annual GreenerBuilder Conference, July 13 at the Zero Net Energy...

Published on 19 Apr 2017 Written by Christina Huynh Posted in Community

Earth Day is a yearly reminder of our responsibility to protect the environment, and changing how we build is a clear chance for us to help fight climate change, the effects of which we’re already seeing today in loss of glacial ice, higher sea levels and more severe heat waves.

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Published on 19 Apr 2017 Written by Julia Feder Posted in Education

You want the best courses, and we've got them. Check out this month's selection of three courses to grow your LEED, green building and sustainability knowledge. 

In April, gain key strategies for implementing the LEED rating system....

Published on 18 Apr 2017 Written by Ryan Meyer Posted in Sponsored

With ever-increasing codes, are conservation strategies and measures changing enough over time to maintain both energy use and energy cost savings? To answer this question, a group of projects were analyzed by The Weidt...

Published on 18 Apr 2017 Written by Korinne Haeffel Posted in Community

At USGBC Wisconsin, we like to think that every day is Earth Day, but we have some extra special opportunities planned in April to allow all of our volunteers and members to celebrate with us. Whether you prefer volunteering to...

Published on 18 Apr 2017 Written by Heather Benjamin Posted in LEED

Did you know that over 100,000 LEED-certified projects are searchable in our project directory on usgbc.org? Sortable by rating system and keyword, the directory showcases many of...

Published on 17 Apr 2017 Written by Lynne Barker Posted in Advocacy and policy

In preparation for its Day at the Legislature on April 25, USGBC Nevada has laid out its policy priorities for the 79th Session, and your help is needed. The most urgent issues are utility incentives for improved energy...

Published on 17 Apr 2017 Written by Phoebe Beierle Posted in Center for Green Schools

Every year, the Center for Green Schools at USGBC convenes approximately 50 sustainability and energy leaders from around the world for the K–12 School District Sustainability Leaders’ Summit—one and a half days of...

Published on 17 Apr 2017 Written by Yi Wen Posted in Community

On March 31, USGBC hosted a Greenbuild China executive luncheon at the Shanghai Westin Hotel. This luncheon officially launched the Greenbuild China conference coming to Shanghai on...

Published on 17 Apr 2017 Written by Mikaela Kieffer Posted in LEED

The April 2017 quarterly LEED rating system and reference guide addenda is now available.

To view the changes:

Published on 16 Apr 2017 Written by Robb Tufts Posted in LEED

In this recurring feature, we take a look at LEED certification activity in the first quarter of 2017, broken out by achievement...

Published on 14 Apr 2017 Written by Tracie Hall Posted in Community

In New York State, residential buildings three stories or less above grade must comply with the residential code, while any building with four or more stories—including some multifamily buildings—must comply with the commercial code.

These and other regulations are...

Published on 14 Apr 2017 Written by Brenden McEneaney Posted in Sponsored

USGBC Northern California has a longstanding partnership with IBEW and NECA. The electrical industry is at the forefront of...

Published on 13 Apr 2017 Written by Korinne Haeffel Posted in Community

For USGBC Wisconsin, the Transformation Awards Reception provides recognition to...

Published on 13 Apr 2017 Written by Emma Arnold Posted in Center for Green Schools

Excitement was in the air at the 2017 Green Schools Conference and Expo in Atlanta, Georgia from March 21 to 22. In partnership with Green Schools National Network, for this year's conference USGBC focused on content quality and...

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