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Published on 09 Feb 2016 Written by Cindy Zork Posted in Community

USGBC is so thankful for our volunteers! As we prepare for Greenbuild: Iconic Green in Los Angeles in 2016, we’d like to highlight a couple of volunteers—and amateur rappers—from Greenbuild 2015 in Washington, D.C....

Published on 09 Feb 2016 Written by Taryn Holowka Posted in Industry

We invite you share your insights on the design and construction of healthier buildings in a new survey examining the impact of building design and construction on the health and well-being of building occupants. The survey is in partnership with Dodge Data & Analytics, and...

Published on 08 Feb 2016 Written by Cindy Zork Posted in Community

Warm your winter day by marking your calendar for this summer’s Convergence, scheduled for June 21–23 in sunny Jacksonville, Florida.

Convergence is USGBC’s annual family...

Published on 08 Feb 2016 Written by Joseph Crea Posted in International

The government of India’s highly ambitious urban development scheme, the 100 Smart Cities Mission, is officially under way, with excitement building following the...

Published on 08 Feb 2016 Written by Marisa Long Posted in Media

More than 1,200 expected to convene in Pittsburgh for annual conference that brings together school thought leaders and champions

Washington, D.C.—(Feb. 8, 2016)—The Green Schools Conference and Expo (GSCE), presented by the...

Published on 08 Feb 2016 Written by Nick Firmand Posted in Industry

Interested in becoming a LEED Fellow? Know someone else who would be a great candidate? The time is now. USGBC's call for nominations of qualified applicants is now open for the 2016 class of LEED Fellows.

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Published on 08 Feb 2016 Written by Melanie Share Posted in Education

Are you working on a LEED project or hoping to learn more about specific LEED v4 credit requirements? Check out our new series of brief tutorials on Education @USGBC to get started on the path to success:...

Published on 08 Feb 2016 Written by Roger Platt Posted in Community

In this episode of our Climate Leaders podcast series, we talk with Hamid Moghadam, chairman of the board of directors and chief executive...

Published on 05 Feb 2016 Written by Nick Brousse Posted in Advocacy and policy

High-performing homes (HPHs) with green features—both single- and multi-family—in the District sell for nearly 3.5 percent more than those without green features, according to a recently released report, "...

Published on 05 Feb 2016 Written by Nick Firmand Posted in Industry

"LEED Fellow" designates the most exceptional professionals in the green building industry, and it is the most prestigious designation awarded by GBCI. Here are the answers to some of the questions you may have about applying for the ...

Published on 05 Feb 2016 Written by Nora Knox Posted in LEED

This coming Sunday, Super Bowl 50 will bring together the Carolina Panthers and Denver Broncos for a final showdown of the 2015 season of the National Football League. 

The...

Published on 04 Feb 2016 Written by Amanda Sawit Posted in Industry

Every year, USGBC names the top U.S. states leading the nation in sustainable building through LEED. The 2015 Top 10 States list honors transformative efforts at the state level to create...

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