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Published on 19 Aug 2016 Written by Kathryn Lovda Posted in Education

Distinguish yourself by earning a LEED credential. Choose between a LEED Green Associate or LEED AP and then maintain your credential by earning GBCI continuing...

Published on 18 Aug 2016 Written by james donaldson Posted in Community

With Greenbuild 2016 just a few months away, it seemed appropriate that the Greenbuild 2016 Greening Committee would give back to its "Iconic Green" host city by pitching in to help clean up the Los Angeles River.

In 2009, the...

Published on 18 Aug 2016 Written by Ryan Franks Posted in Industry

According to Navigant Research, global microgrid capacity is anticipated to go from 1.4 GW in 2015 to 7.6 GW in 2024—over 500% growth in a 10 year span. But, what is driving this growth? The...

Published on 18 Aug 2016 Posted in Community

As an ecoCity, the City of Milwaukee strives to reimagine what our city looks and feels like through ecology, economy, and “ecommunity”. Since people in the United States spend an average of 90% of their lives...

Published on 18 Aug 2016 Written by Brad Blank Posted in Education

Has your firm transitioned from LEED 2009 to LEED v4? What are the real and perceived barriers to adoption of LEED v4?

Join our live, online webinar that will address implementing the LEED v4 rating system via case study examples, while providing an overview of the changes between...

Published on 17 Aug 2016 Written by David Marcus Posted in LEED

One of my favorite parts of the Olympics is the behind the scenes featurettes of different athletes. I love seeing home videos of their childhood athletic pursuits, hearing stories about how much time and effort went into honing their skill, and then finally witnessing their status as the high...

Published on 17 Aug 2016 Written by Rachel Gilbert Posted in Community

Get to know the new director of USGBC North Carolina, Sarah Beth Harkless, in our Q&A below. In her role, Harkless will work to advance USGBC’s mission to transform the way buildings and communities...

Published on 17 Aug 2016 Written by Rachel Gilbert Posted in Media

Sarah Beth Harkless will help advance the state toward greener buildings and a more sustainable future

 WASHINGTON, D.C. – (August 17, 2016) – Today, the...

Published on 17 Aug 2016 Written by Melanie Share Posted in Education

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

August's top three courses, created by ...

Published on 17 Aug 2016 Written by Kiley Jacques Posted in Community

This article was originally published as "Nurturing the Future" in the July/August issue of USGBC+. Read the original version.

Ensuring an educational experience that supports a sustainable future is...

Published on 16 Aug 2016 Written by Kimberly Lewis Posted in Community

Convergence 2016 highlighted the important work, impact and commitment of the USGBC community. This year, we focused on building leaders, building markets and measuring mission impact. Check out our recap video below, encapsulating some...

Published on 16 Aug 2016 Written by Nora Knox Posted in LEED

Everyone deserves access to housing that is healthy, affordable and accessible to jobs and amenities.

The Affordable Green Neighborhoods Grant Program builds capacity among affordable housing...

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