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Published on 19 May 2015 Written by Selina Holmes Posted in LEED

Did you miss it? In April, USGBC hosted Get to know LEED v4, a free, live webinar event.

Since then, we’ve received a number of requests for additional events in different time zones. We...

Published on 19 May 2015 Written by Alyssa Campagnoni Posted in Education

USGBC is constantly working to engage individuals and understand sustainability education needs across the market. Please help us understand your education needs, and spend five minutes to take our brief survey.

Your...

Published on 18 May 2015 Posted in Center for Green Schools

Until now, it may seem bizarre, but the holistic impact of classroom design on the learning of school pupils has been pretty much an unknown quantity. Although many people intuitively feel that classroom design is important for effective learning, there has in fact been very...

Published on 18 May 2015 Written by Alyssa Campagnoni Posted in Education

Education @USGBC launched in January 2014 and has been growing ever since.

This growth and impact has been made possible with our Education Partners, our...

Published on 15 May 2015 Written by Taryn Holowka Posted in LEED

USGBC, in partnership with Dodge Data & Analytics (formerly McGraw Hill Construction) has just launched a new global green survey.

The survey results will offer key insights on construction activity around the world by examining important...

Published on 15 May 2015 Written by Amy Hedgepeth Posted in Community

At USGBC, we take National Bike to Work Day pretty seriously. While a lot of our staff bikes to work every single day (weather permitting), it's more fun when you get to celebrate your #1 way of commuting with other staff members and local bikers! Biking to work is a clean, fun and healthy way...

Published on 15 May 2015 Written by Grant Olear Posted in Advocacy and policy

In the second week of Building Safety Month, we're focusing on how to bounce back faster from disaster.

Over the past decade, scores of devastating weather events across...

Published on 15 May 2015 Written by Joseph Crea Posted in International

USGBC and the International WELL Being Institute (IWBI) are heading to China from May 11-22 for a multi-city tour to engage and advance the conversation around green buildings and human health. 

USGBC and IWBI are hosting half-day Green Building Executive Forums in...

Published on 14 May 2015 Written by Elizabeth Beardsley Posted in Advocacy and policy

The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the Department of Agriculture (USDA) took an important step this week—one that will make a difference in the lives of thousands of families. HUD and USDA issued a...

Published on 14 May 2015 Written by Mary Grauerholz Posted in LEED

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

We hit Gold!!!” The email, accompanied by a smartphone photo of a sleek-looking Leadership in...

Published on 14 May 2015 Written by Courtney Yan Posted in Industry

Distributed generation and the expected growth of microgrids has many utilities stymied. Some would react to this in fear, grasping all the more tightly to the status quo, but the most successful utilities will be those that work proactively to seize new opportunities and tackle new...

Published on 14 May 2015 Written by Ana Leilani Ka'ah... Posted in Community

At USGBC we care about being responsible with our waste. Here are five things you should know about waste at USGBC.

  1. We compost. Recycling is the law in DC but we like to push ourselves by going above and beyond. Our food waste, as well as the paper towels in...

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